Classes

Drop-in Tech Help

Thursday, February 28

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Having trouble downloading books through OverDrive? Need help on a Microsoft Word document? Can’t figure out how to email a picture from your iPhone? Swing on by for some drop-in tech help! Visit the Lucy Hammer Room any time between 2-4 PM to get a tech question answered.

No registration required.

Sew-Along (with Technical Help) Part One

Sunday, March 3

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for this first of a two part “open sew class”. You bring in the sewing projects you want to work on and professional costume designer & sewing instructor Sara Normand will be on hand to help you with them. For the first class, we will cover a bit of the more technical aspects of sewing such as how to pin and cut a pattern. The second class will be the actual sewing. If needed, we could extend to three sessions to complete your projects. Please register here or call the Reference desk at 203-488-1441, ext. 318.

NOTE: You are registering for BOTH classes. The second class takes place on Saturday, April 6 @ 2 pm.

 

 

Intro to 3D File Creation/Printing

Tuesday, March 5

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join instructor Jim Davis for beginning 3D file creation. Jim will walk you through the 3D modeling software, Fusion 360. Once you learn this software, you’ll be able to design and 3D print your very own creations. For all ages. Registration required. To register, please click here or call the Reference desk at 203-488-1441, ext. 318.

Computer Basics

Thursday, March 14

2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Want to begin using a computer? Need practice using a mouse and keyboard? This class introduces first-time computer users to common computer terms and features. You may bring your own laptop or to use one of ours. No prior experience with computers is necessary.

Registration required. To register, click here or call (203) 488-1441 x 318.

Intermediate 3D File Creation/Printing

Tuesday, March 19

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join instructor Jim Davis for intermediate 3D file creation. Recommended for those who attended one of Jim’s beginning classes in Fusion 360. For all ages. Registration required. To register, please click here or call the Reference desk at 203-488-1441, ext. 318.

Intro to Excel

Thursday, March 28

2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

In this introductory class, students will learn the basics of Microsoft’s spreadsheet program. This includes the basics of creating and working with spreadsheets and the construction of formulas. Familiarity with using computers and mice is necessary. You may bring your own laptop (with Excel installed) or use one of ours.

Registration required. To register, click here or call (203) 488-1441 x 318.

Sew-Along (With Technical Help) Part Two

Saturday, April 6

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for the second of a two part “open sew class”. You bring in the sewing projects you want to work on and professional costume designer & sewing instructor Sara Normand will be on hand to help you with them. For the first class, we covered a bit of the more technical aspects of sewing such as how to pin and cut a pattern. The second class will be the actual sewing. If needed, we could extend to three sessions to complete your projects. Please register here or call the Reference desk at 203-488-1441, ext. 318.

NOTE: You are registering for BOTH classes. The first class took place on Sunday, March 3 @ 2 pm.

Intro to Word

Thursday, April 11

2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Learn the basics of word processing in this introductory class. This class will cover formatting text, saving a file, how to copy and paste, as well as other useful fundamentals. Familiarity with using computers and mice is necessary. You may bring your own laptop (with Word installed) or use one of ours.

Registration required. To register, click here or call (203) 488-1441 x 318.

Beginning Quilting

Sunday, April 28

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join Sara Normand for a beginning quilting class. You will use 9 squares of fabric in different ways to make a quilt square. Please register here or call the Reference desk at 203-488-1441, ext. 318 as space is very limited.

OverDrive, Hoopla & Kanopy

Thursday, May 9

2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Learn the basics of three (free!) fantastic resources offered through the library. Access e-books with OverDrive, movies with Kanopy and those plus more with Hoopla!

Registration required. To register, click here or call (203) 488-1441 x 318.

Sewing 101: Zippers, Buttons, Snaps, & Hems

Saturday, May 18

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join Sara Normand to learn all about zippers and how to add them to any project. You’ll also learn how to sew on a button and snap. Then, you’ll learn how to hem all types of garments including pants, skirts, and cuffs. Registration required. To register, please click here or call the Reference desk at 203-488-1441, ext. 318 as space is very limited.