Buchanan County Public Library

Maker Space Saturdays

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Maker Space Saturdays

Makerspaces are places where people come together to learn and practice hands-on skills such as computer use, photography, sewing, and much more. They are personal in that the user works on their own project. They offer classes to get started and improve skills. They also offer tools to try out and use. The Buchanan County Public Library offers space for Makers on the 1st Saturday of the month September through May. Scheduled beginner classes start at 10am. Equipment check outs begin at 11am.
Class Schedule:

Aug, Sept, Oct Sewing for Everyone

Aug 6st But It Looked So Hard
Buttons, Hems and Basic Sewing
Sept 3rd Decorations To Delight
Create a Harvest Wall Hanging
Oct 8th Want Something Special?
Costuming, Fancy Wear and More
*date 2nd Saturday Oct

Nov, Dec, Jan Sweet Treats

Nov 5th Cake Mixes Gone Wild
Dec 3rd Deck it Out Right
Cake Decorating Tips & Tricks
Jan 7th Did I Do That!
Fancy Doesn’t Have to be Hard

Feb, March, April Jewelry For Fun

Feb 4th Basic Techniques
Create Earrings
Mar 4th String it Up
Stretch Bracelets
Apr 1st Twist it, Turn it
Make a Necklace

May, June, July Paper Crafting

May 6st It’s All about Color
June 3rd Just A Quilling
July 1st Pulling it Together

Classes are designed to be basic instruction with plenty of time for questions and group exploration. Recommended age is 8 years and up. There is no charge for instruction. Please call to sign up for any class you plan on attending so that space can be reserved.

Tools and equipment that Buchanan County residents over 14 years of age may reserve in 30 minute time blocks to use at the library between 11am and 4pm includes:
Green Screen with Video Editing Software
Video Camera
Digital Camera
Cricut Cutter
Embossing Machine
Book Press
Binding Machine
Quilt Frame
Basic Jewelry Tools
Art Studio in a Box
Small Item Photography Studio
Laminating Machine
AND More!

No Charge for Equipment Use

 

  • Hours

    Mon: 1pm-8pm
    Tues-Wed: 8:30am-5pm
    Thu: 8:30am-8pm
    Fri-Sat: 8:30am-5pm
    Sun: Closed

  • Get in touch

    276-935-5721

    Fax: 276-935-6292

  • Find us

    1185 Poe Town Street
    Grundy, VA 24614

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