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Maker Studio 101

2024-04-02 19:00:00 2024-04-02 20:00:00 America/Regina Maker Studio 101 Complete your Maker Studio orientation by attending this introductory class! We'll cover procedures, reservations, machine operation, materials, and best practices.  LSF Brookfield Library - Maker Studio

Tuesday, April 02
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-04-02 19:00:00 2024-04-02 20:00:00 America/Regina Maker Studio 101 Complete your Maker Studio orientation by attending this introductory class! We'll cover procedures, reservations, machine operation, materials, and best practices.  LSF Brookfield Library - Maker Studio

LSF Brookfield Library

Maker Studio

Complete your Maker Studio orientation by attending this introductory class! We'll cover procedures, reservations, machine operation, materials, and best practices. 


If you would like to become Maker Certified, please ensure that you have completed the online portion of training prior to the class. Online training links are included in the registration email, or can be requested by filling out this form.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Maker |

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LSF Brookfield Library

Phone: 708-485-6917

Hours
Mon, Apr 22 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Apr 23 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Apr 24 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Apr 25 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Apr 26 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Apr 27 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Apr 28 11:00AM to 6:00PM
Mon, Apr 22 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Apr 23 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Apr 24 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Apr 25 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Apr 26 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Apr 27 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Apr 28 11:00AM to 6:00PM

About the branch

The Linda Sokol Francis Brookfield Library is located at the intersection of Grand and Park Avenue. It has 5 Study Rooms, 3 Meeting Rooms, an Editing Studio, and a Maker Studio.

Upcoming Events

Tue, Apr 23, 9:00am - 10:00am
LSF Brookfield Library - Off-Site
Join us for a walk and conversation. Meet at the Salt Creek Trail parking lot at 26th Street and Harrison Avenue in LaGrange Park, Grove #2 West. New faces welcome!

Tue, Apr 23, 10:30am - 11:30am
LSF Brookfield Library - Meeting Room 2
Join us for card games, board games, and coffee. New faces welcome!

Tue, Apr 23, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Classroom
Explore your creativity and learn how to create 3D designs with Tinkercad. 9 laptops available for use, but participants are encouraged to bring their own device. Walk-ins and new friends welcome!

Tue, Apr 23, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Maker Studio
Ever wanted to spruce up some photos after having them digitized? Learn some basic tips and tricks on how to enhance those moments using Windows. Registration encouraged; walk-ins welcome.

Wed, Apr 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
LSF Brookfield Library - Classroom
Come join us for open-ended sensory play! Drop in to explore the different sensory play stations we will have set up. Walk-ins and new friends welcome!

Wed, Apr 24, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Whole Meeting Room
Join us for this midweek 45-minute stretch class. Wake up your body with a simple set of stretches and exercises set to music. Registration is required, walk-ins welcome to observe. 
This event is full

Wed, Apr 24, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Whole Meeting Room
Join us for this midweek 45-minute stretch class. Wake up your body with a simple set of stretches and exercises set to music. Registration is required, walk-ins welcome to observe. 

Wed, Apr 24, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Whole Meeting Room
Children will learn basic yoga poses and calming techniques. Join yoga instructor and former kindergarten teacher Marianne Mohrhusen for some after school relaxation. Walk-ins and new friends welcome!

Wed, Apr 24, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Classroom
Draw, color, and create your own comic strips. Walk-ins and new friends welcome!

Wed, Apr 24, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Meeting Room 2
Monthly meeting of the Library Board of Trustees

Thu, Apr 25, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Meeting Room 2
Weekly book sorting.

Thu, Apr 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Meeting Room 1
Are you a teen who wants to be more involved in the library? Join TAG - Teen Advisory Group!

Thu, Apr 25, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Classroom
Celebrate Earth Week with nature art! Join us to create paintings with sticks, leaves, stones, and other natural materials. Walk-ins and new friends welcome!

Thu, Apr 25, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Off-Site
Adults 21+ are welcome to join the Books & Brews Book Club! Participants will discuss books, socialize, and enjoy a fine brew each month at a different local establishment.

Fri, Apr 26, All day
LSF Brookfield Library

Fri, Apr 26, 10:00am - 11:00am
LSF Brookfield Library - Classroom
Connect with other homeschool families - share resources and play games in our Classroom. Walk-ins and new friends welcome!

Fri, Apr 26, 1:30pm - 2:15pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Whole Meeting Room
This 45-minute seated class combines music and muscle toning moves to give you an overall energy boost! Registration is required, walk-ins welcome to observe. 
This event is full

Fri, Apr 26, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Meeting Room 1
Take some time to unwind on this Friday afternoon by playing some games with friends or making new ones!

Fri, Apr 26, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Classroom
Join us every other month for a cool activity! This month we'll be making exploding plastic bags. Walk-ins and new friends welcome!

Mon, Apr 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
LSF Brookfield Library - Whole Meeting Room
Let's get our groove on in the Meeting Room with our very own, kid-friendly playlist! Walk-ins and new friends welcome!

Mon, Apr 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Maker Studio
Have questions about your phone, tablet, or laptop computer? Need assistance with social media or library apps? Stop by and get one-one one help from a librarian. Walk-ins welcome!

Mon, Apr 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library
Learn the basics of yoga without getting down on the floor. Presented on Zoom by Susan Wilkens of Dancing Cranes. New participants welcome; Zoom information will be sent by email after registration.

Mon, Apr 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Virtual Room
This is a test to see how the Zoom integration works.

Mon, Apr 29, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Meeting Room 1
Explore the world's Blue Zones and discover their secrets to living longer with better health. Registration encouraged; walk-ins welcome.

Tue, Apr 30, 9:00am - 10:00am
LSF Brookfield Library - Off-Site
Join us for a walk and conversation. Meet at the Salt Creek Trail parking lot at 26th Street and Harrison Avenue in LaGrange Park, Grove #2 West. New faces welcome!

Tue, Apr 30, 10:30am - 11:30am
LSF Brookfield Library - Meeting Room 2
Give your brain a workout with brain teasers, trivia, word games, and more. New faces welcome!

Tue, Apr 30, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Whole Meeting Room
Join us for a magical tea party. We will have a storytime, a craft, and fun music. Walk-ins and new friends welcome!

Tue, Apr 30, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Classroom
Read your favorite books to dogs from the Hinsdale Humane Society. Register for a 10 minute time slot.

Wed, May 01, 1:30pm - 2:15pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Whole Meeting Room
Join us for this midweek 45-minute stretch class. Wake up your body with a simple set of stretches and exercises set to music. Registration is required, walk-ins welcome to observe. 

Wed, May 01, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
New venue LSF Brookfield Library - Classroom
Calling all knitters, crochet enthusiast, embroidery gurus, quilting masters, and everybody that would like to join us for our monthly Guild Meeting. Tea will be served; new faces welcome!

Wed, May 01, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Meeting Room 1
Join us to make your own diamond dot art creation. Registration is required, walk ins welcome to observe.

Wed, May 01, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Meeting Room 1
Read the best in Sci-Fi & Fantasy and join a lively discussion! Copies of the book will be available on the Library's Holds Shelf. Walk-ins and new faces welcome!

Thu, May 02, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Meeting Room 2
Weekly book sorting.

Thu, May 02, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Maker Studio
Join us to learn and discuss all things 3D printing and design! Open to all ages (under 12 with an adult). Registration encouraged; walk-ins and new faces welcome!

Fri, May 03, All day
LSF Brookfield Library
Stop by the Youth Services desk to pick up a fun craft! Available while supplies last.

Fri, May 03, 1:30pm - 2:15pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Whole Meeting Room
Relax into the sound and resonance of an expertly played Paiste Symphonic Gong. Registration is required, walk-ins welcome to observe.

Sat, May 04, 10:00am - 12:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Classroom
Build as far as your imagination will take you in this fun drop-in event the whole family will enjoy. Walk-ins and new friends welcome!

Sun, May 05, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Whole Meeting Room
Mark Yurkiw and The Bacon Grabbers present the Laurel & Hardy classic The Bullfighters along with assorted Laurel & Hardy short films.

Mon, May 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library
Learn the basics of yoga without getting down on the floor. Presented on Zoom by Susan Wilkens of Dancing Cranes. New participants welcome; Zoom information will be sent by email after registration.

Mon, May 06, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Whole Meeting Room
Celebrate National Paper Airplane Day by crafting epic airplanes at the library! We will learn different paper airplane folds and race them at the end. Walk-ins and new friends welcome!

Mon, May 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Maker Studio
Mother's Day Cards
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, May 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Meeting Room 1
Get all your burning questions about cicadas answered and learn new information you may have never thought to ask.

Tue, May 07, 9:00am - 10:00am
LSF Brookfield Library - Off-Site
Join us for a walk and conversation. Meet at the Salt Creek Trail parking lot at 26th Street and Harrison Avenue in LaGrange Park, Grove #2 West. New faces welcome!

Tue, May 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
LSF Brookfield Library - Classroom
Celebrate International Composting Awareness Week with an eco-themed storytime. Walk-ins and new friends welcome!

Tue, May 07, 10:30am - 11:30am
LSF Brookfield Library - Meeting Room 2
Join us for card games, board games, and coffee. New faces welcome!

Tue, May 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Meeting Room 1
Learn some tricks to get over your research walls! Presented by author, historian, and lecturer Raymond Johnson. Registration encouraged, walk-ins welcome!

Tue, May 07, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library
Join Illinois Libraries Present on Zoom for a conversation with actor, writer, producer (and even former White House staffer) Kal Pen. Zoom access link will be sent after registration.
Register

Tue, May 07, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Meeting Room 1
Join the Brookfield Conservation Commission to celebrate International Composting Awareness Week! We will cover various composting methods, from DIY to hired services, and answer your questions.

Tue, May 07, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Maker Studio
Complete your Maker Studio orientation by attending this introductory class! We'll cover procedures, reservations, machine operation, materials, and best practices!

Wed, May 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Meeting Room 1
Join us to learn how to perform some basic strokes, as well as learn how to say and write a few Chinese characters. Registration is required, walk ins welcome to observe.

Wed, May 08, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Classroom
Draw, color, and create your own comic strips. Walk-ins and new friends welcome!

Thu, May 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
LSF Brookfield Library - Whole Meeting Room
Let's get our groove on in the Meeting Room with our very own, kid-friendly playlist. Walk-ins and new friends welcome!

Thu, May 09, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Meeting Room 2
Weekly book sorting.

Thu, May 09, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Meeting Room 1
Join us for a special workshop designed to navigate the employment landscape and understand the benefits individuals with disabilities are entitled to. Registration is encouraged, walk ins welcome.

Thu, May 09, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Meeting Room 2
Join us to discuss important and/or entertaining non-fiction books. Copies of the book are available at the Holds Shelf. New participants welcome.

Fri, May 10, All day
LSF Brookfield Library
Stop by the Youth Services desk to pick up a fun craft! Available while supplies last.

Fri, May 10, 1:30pm - 2:15pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Whole Meeting Room
This 45-minute seated class combines music and muscle toning moves to give you an overall energy boost! Registration is required, walk-ins welcome to observe. 

Fri, May 10, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Classroom
Painting and drawing and sculpting, oh my! Let's explore our imaginations and see what we can create. Walk-ins and new friends welcome!

Fri, May 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Meeting Room 2
Jump into our D&D campaign! Registration encouraged; walk-ins and new friends welcome.

Sat, May 11, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Classroom
Join us to learn about cybersecurity, computer science, and how to be safe online. Learn new skills each month. Walk-ins and new friends welcome!

Mon, May 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Maker Studio
Have questions about your phone, tablet, or laptop computer? Need assistance with social media or library apps? Stop by and get one-one one help from a librarian. Walk-ins welcome!

Mon, May 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library
Learn the basics of yoga without getting down on the floor. Presented on Zoom by Susan Wilkens of Dancing Cranes. New participants welcome; Zoom information will be sent by email after registration.

Mon, May 13, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Classroom
The cicadas are coming! We will eat cicada-themed snacks, make cicada art and talk about cicada facts in anticipation of a record cicada year. Walk-ins and new friends welcome!

Tue, May 14, 9:00am - 10:00am
LSF Brookfield Library - Off-Site
Join us for a walk and conversation. Meet at the Salt Creek Trail parking lot at 26th Street and Harrison Avenue in LaGrange Park, Grove #2 West. New faces welcome!

Tue, May 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
LSF Brookfield Library - Classroom
Join us for a special storytime session. Walk-ins and new friends welcome!

Tue, May 14, 10:30am - 11:30am
LSF Brookfield Library - Meeting Room 2
Give your brain a workout with brain teasers, trivia, word games, and more. New faces welcome!

Tue, May 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Classroom
Calling all swifties! Stop by for a Taylor Swift themed night filled with Friendship Bracelet making, music and snacks. Walk-ins and new friends welcome.

Tue, May 14, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Meeting Room 2
Writing a resume can feel overwhelming! Join Career Services staff from Triton College as they review proven strategies to help you craft a winning resume in this informative workshop.

Tue, May 14, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Meeting Room 1
Join us to view and discuss critically acclaimed foreign and independent films. Walk-ins welcome!

Tue, May 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Maker Studio
Learn all about the Maker Studio's newest machine and see it in action! Registration encouraged; walk-ins welcome!

Wed, May 15, 1:30pm - 2:15pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Whole Meeting Room
Join us for this midweek 45-minute stretch class. Wake up your body with a simple set of stretches and exercises set to music. Registration is required, walk-ins welcome to observe. 

Wed, May 15, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Classroom
Calling all knitters, crochet enthusiast, embroidery gurus, quilting masters, and everybody that would like to join us for our monthly Guild Meeting. Tea will be served.

Wed, May 15, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Whole Meeting Room
Join this dance party full of fitness fun. Move and groove to Latin American, hip-hop, and pop music. Please note: gym shoes are required for this event. Walk-ins and new friends welcome!

Wed, May 15, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Meeting Room 2
Triton College's Career Services team is offering one-on-one resume consultations! Drop in for a professional resume review and increase your hiring potential.

Wed, May 15, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Meeting Room 1
Welcome to True Crime Club, where we discuss all things true crime. This month, podcasters Todd Ganz and Stephani Young will present "Sick & Corrupt: The True Crimes at Edgewater Hospital."

Thu, May 16, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Meeting Room 2
Weekly book sorting.

Thu, May 16, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Classroom
Come and make feeders, houses, and watering holes for butterflies, bees, and birds! Learn about pollinators and how they help our ecosystem. Walk-ins and new friends welcome!

Thu, May 16, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library
Join us on Zoom to learn key differences between the SAT and ACT, keys to achieving one's highest score, and how the SAT/ACT can impact merit aid and scholarships. Registration is required.

Thu, May 16, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Meeting Room 1
Explore the FREE job search resources available through the Library including resume & cover letter review, interview prep, skill training and more.

Fri, May 17, All day
LSF Brookfield Library
Stop by the Youth Services desk to pick up a fun craft! Available while supplies last.

Fri, May 17, 10:15am - 10:45am
Ninja Squad Gym - Ninja Squad Gym
Join a real Ninja Squad Coach as they read a great story, then jump, roll, balance and PLAY like a NINJA! Perfect for kids 2-5 years with a grown up buddy as a guardian. Registration required.

Fri, May 17, 1:30pm - 2:15pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Whole Meeting Room
This 45-minute seated class combines music and muscle toning moves to give you an overall energy boost! Registration is required, walk-ins welcome to observe. 

Fri, May 17, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Classroom
Join us every other month to make slime!

Fri, May 17, 6:15pm - 8:15pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Whole Meeting Room
It's back! Join us after hours for gaming of all kinds and pizza! Children

Mon, May 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library
Learn the basics of yoga without getting down on the floor. Presented on Zoom by Susan Wilkens of Dancing Cranes. New participants welcome; Zoom information will be sent by email after registration.

Mon, May 20, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Meeting Room 1
Come to the Library to get ready for your final exams. Need a mental break? Enjoy snacks and stress relief crafts.

Mon, May 20, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Classroom
Join us for a bubble-tastic party! We'll blow bubbles, have a dance party, and make our own bubble wands to take home. Walk-ins and new friends welcome!

Mon, May 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Maker Studio
Junk Journaling booklet.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, May 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Meeting Room 1
Join us monthly in person or on Zoom to chat about a wide variety of books all focused on women. Copies of the book will be available on the Holds shelf. New participants are always welcome!

Tue, May 21, 9:00am - 10:00am
LSF Brookfield Library - Off-Site
Join us for a walk and conversation. Meet at the Salt Creek Trail parking lot at 26th Street and Harrison Avenue in LaGrange Park, Grove #2 West. New faces welcome!

Tue, May 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
LSF Brookfield Library - Classroom
Join us for a special storytime session. Walk-ins and new friends welcome!

Tue, May 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
LSF Brookfield Library - Meeting Room 2
Join us for card games, board games, and coffee. New faces welcome!

Tue, May 21, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Meeting Room 1
Choose a recipe from a pre-selected book and bring it in to share. Copies will be available on the Library's hold shelf. New faces welcome!

Tue, May 21, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Meeting Room 1
Come to the Library to get ready for your final exams. Need a mental break? Enjoy snacks and stress relief crafts.

Tue, May 21, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Classroom
Explore your creativity and learn how to create 3D designs with Tinkercad. Some laptops available for use, but participants are encouraged to bring their own device. Walk-ins and new friends welcome!

Tue, May 21, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library
Explore the college application process including admissions trends, essays, teacher recommendations, and how to increase chances for admission. Zoom information will be sent after registration.

Tue, May 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Maker Studio
Want to talk about any topic on an audio platform but do not know where to start? Sign up for this intro class to find out the basics of making your own podcast!

Wed, May 22, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Meeting Room 1
Come to the Library to get ready for your final exams. Need a mental break? Enjoy snacks and stress relief crafts.

Rescheduled
Wed, May 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
New date Wednesday, May 01, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library
Join us to make your own diamond dot art creation. Registration is required, walk ins welcome to observe.

Wed, May 22, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Meeting Room 2
Monthly meeting of the Library Board of Trustees

Thu, May 23, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
LSF Brookfield Library - Meeting Room 2
Weekly book sorting.

Thu, May 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ehlert Park
Come paint with us at Ehlert park! All materials will be provided.