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3DPrints
The Creation Station offers a community workspace where guests can use a variety of tools for crafts and projects. From 3D printing to using sewing machines, all will be available for public use. This makerspace is available at your Main Library, 202 Cedar St. Questions: Contact Heather Carter, PH: 325-676-6029.

Opens Monday, October 2, 2017

Regular Hours: Monday - Friday from 2PM to 5PM

MAKERSPACE LEARNING COURSES
Library staff will host regular courses on learning to use specialized equipment in The Creation Station at the Main Library. Space will be limited in each course and participants must be age 14 or older. Register for the following courses, or receive additional information, by speaking with library staff at 325-676-6025. Creation Station - Red
ORIENTATION COURSE
To use The Creation Station, guests must first register and complete our this Creation Station Orientation Course.  In this class, staff will address the equipment available for use, hours of operation, usage policies, safety guidelines, associated fees, and a tour of the room. Space in each course will be limited to 20 participants and will be required for taking remaining courses.
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CRICUT DESIGN SPACE COURSE
Expand your makerspace knowledge with a course designed to help you develop skills for using the Cricut machine. The Cricut is a die-cutting machine used for scrapbooking and various projects and is designed for cutting paper, felt, vinyl, fabrics, and other materials. Staff will cover how to use the Cricut Design Space, how to load and unload your material from the machine, and more. Space in each course will be limited to eight guests.
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TINKER CAD DESIGN COURSE
Develop a skill set for using the PolyPrinter (3D Printer) in The Creation Station. Although you will be free to find your own STL files online for use with the printer, this course will help you learn how to create your own projects to save and print out. This class will cover the basics of using the Tinker CAD program, how to use our slicing program, how to upload and print your creations, and more. Space in each course will be limited to eight guests.
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GROUP TOURS & ACTIVITIES
Although The Creation Station will be open during select hours each week, we do invite groups and organizations to setup special tours and makerspace sessions. Based on staff availability, these sessions are a great way to offer focused and hands-on activities based on the needs of your group.  From school groups to local clubs we encourage everyone to take advantage of this community workspace.
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MAIN LIBRARY
202 Cedar St.
Abilene, TX 79601
PH: 325-677-2474

HOURS OF OPERATION
Mon, Tues, Thurs | 9AM - 9PM
Wed, Fri, Sat | 9AM - 6PM
Sundays | Closed

SOUTH BRANCH
4310 Buffalo Gap Rd.
Abilene, TX 79606
PH: 325-698-7565

HOURS OF OPERATION
Mon, Tues, Thurs | 10AM - 9PM
Wed, Fri, Sat | 10AM - 6PM
Sundays | 1PM - 6PM

MOCKINGBIRD BRANCH
1326 N. Mockingbird Ln.
Abilene, TX 79603
PH: 325-437-7323

HOURS OF OPERATION
Mon, Tues, Thurs | 9AM - 9PM
Wed, Fri, Sat | 9AM - 6PM
Sundays | Closed

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