Makerspace: The Sandbox

INTRODUCING THE SANDBOX

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Our makerspace is now called The Sandbox and our motto is: Explore. Create. Do.

We are located in the Information Services Department of the library where the old computer lab used to be. In The Sandbox, you’ll find a 3D printer, art supplies of all kinds, jewelry making supplies, electronic circuitry boards, and so much more.

New Hours

  • Tuesday-Thursday- 3:00-7:30 PM
  • Saturdays-1:00-4:00 PM

Ages

The Sandbox is open to patrons is grades 6 through 12 and adults.  Patrons in grades K-5 may attend programs with Miss Garnet.


ONGOING ACTIVITIES

March Programs: Sandbox March Calendar PDF

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Weekly Activities

  • Geek Week| May 1 & 2 & 3 | 3-5:30pm
  • Mother’s Day Crafts | May 8 & 9| 3-5:30pm
  • Graffiti Art Week | May 15 & 16 | 3-5:30pm
  • Test Your Luck Week | May 22 & 23 | 3-5:30pm
  • Printmaking | May 29 & 30 | 3-5:30pm

Art Programs

  • Art Café with Shoshanna – Stop in to learn a new art technique. Snacks will be served. Saturdays from 1-4 PM
    • May 26: Harry Potter Wands

MAKE IT MONDAYS

Programs are open to students in grades 3-6. Younger children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • May 7: Ozobot Robots | 1:00-3:00 PM
  • May 14: Blacklight Paint | 4:00-6:00 PM
  • May 21: Blacklight Paint | 1:00-3:00 PM

 



MONDAY CRAFTS

These programs are open to adults aged 18 and up.  All programs require pre-registration and they fill up fast.  Programs are Mondays from 6:30-8pm.  Please register here.

  • May 7- Paper ‘Painter’s Muse’ Flowers
  • May 21-Make Your Own Tomte/Gnome
  • June 11-DIY Fairy Glow Jars
  • June 25-Coloring Night

Make it After Dark

For high school and adults| 6pm-7:30pm

Tuesdays: Learn how to use the Silhouette cutting machine (similar to Cricut)  First Tuesdays of the month will be instruction. The last two Tuesdays are open use.  Please bring your own supplies.

Wednesdays: 3D Printing has been cancelled due to a broken machine.  Please check back regularly for updates.

Thursdays: Sewing on a Sewing Machine.  First Thursdays will be beginner instruction.  The following Thursdays of the month is for open use.  Please bring your own supplies.