Hive Happenings

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Programs and classes in The Hive are open to all ages, unless otherwise noted. However, programs for The Hive are generally designed for an adult audience, unless the program is specifically for a youth audience. Children ages 13 and under must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian during a program or class in The Hive.

LibCal Indicates registration is required. Registration typically opens two weeks before the event. 


Featured Classes

Silhouette Cameo: Decals LibCal
Wednesday, January 29, 6:30-8 p.m.
Registration Required | The Hive

Participants will learn the basics of using the Silhouette Studio software to design custom vinyl decals to be created on the Silhouette Cameo 3. Click here to register.

Silhouette Cameo: Rhinestones LibCal
Saturday, February 15, 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Registration Required | The Hive

We will walk attendees through the process of designing and creating custom rhinestone appliques for fabric using the Library’s Silhouette Cameo 3 and Cricut EasyPress 2. Click here to register.

Teen Night in The Hive: Vinyl Decals LibCal
Thursday, February 27, 6:30-8 p.m.
Registration Required | The Hive
Open to Teens ages 13-18

Learn the basics of using the Silhouette Studio software to design custom vinyl decals to label your stuff or represent your chosen fandom. All supplies provided. Open to Teens only. Click here to register.

Arduino 101 for Adults LibCal
Saturday, April 11, 2-4 p.m.
Registration Required | The Hive
Participants will learn the basics of coding and working with an Arduino. Click here to register.

Recycled CD Stained Glass
April 14-25
No Registration | The Hive

In honor of Earth Day, drop into The Hive and create stained glass art using an old CD. This is a come-and-go activity.

Laser Tips & Tricks LibCal
Thursday, April 23, 6:30-8 p.m.
Registration Required | The Hive

Attendees will learn basic techniques for working with the laser and CorelDraw. There will be time for general Q&A. Click here to register.


Recurring Classes

Hive 101 classesHive 101: Safety, Tips, & More

Dates and Times Vary
Registration Required* | The Hive

Learn the basic safety requirements for using the Library’s makerspace equipment in these short machine courses. Each session is focused on one machine and includes safety, tips, and a brief Q & A. Hive 101 training is required before makers are cleared for independent use of the equipment. Click here to register online up to two weeks in advance.

Hive 101: Laser Cutter
1st Thursday of each month, 6:30-8 p.m.

February 6
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 March 5
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April 2
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1st Saturday of each month, 3-4:30 p.m.

 February 1
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March 7
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 April 4
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Hive 101: Carvey - CNC Milling Machine
2nd Saturday of each month, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

February 8
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 March 14
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April 11
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Hive 101: Embroidery Machine
2nd Thursday of each month, 6:30-8 p.m.

 February 13
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 March 12
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  April 9
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Hive 101: Open Sewing Machine Training
2nd Tuesday of each month, 5-7 p.m.
No Registration | The Hive

Drop in anytime between 5-7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month to learn the basic safety requirements for using our Brother sewing machines within the makerspace. Attendees will learn how to wind the bobbin, thread the machine, and do basic stitches.

The Happy Hivers Sewing Meet-Up
1st Tuesday of each month, 6-7:30 p.m.
No Registration | The Hive

Join other makers in this informal sewing meet-up. This is a come-and-go event.