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September 2019

Bullet Journal Meet-Up

September 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Free

Join us in the Breakerspace for a meet-up to start a bullet journal, or continue working on your in-progress bullet journal. Theme ideas will be available, and basic supplies will be on hand. Bring your own journal, or make a mini-journal using materials in the space. Drop in anytime. Note: This is the bullet journal meet-up originally scheduled for September 12th. Register now

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Workshop: Introduction to Citation Managers

September 17 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Walter Library Room 310, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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Free

Learn why you should use a citation manager to organize your PDFs and create bibliographies and in-text citations. This workshop will look at common citation managers: Mendeley, EndNote and Zotero. Register now

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Workshop: Think Like a Researcher

September 18 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Think Like a Researcher is a workshop designed to help undergraduate students (primarily first or second years) become comfortable with the research skills and tools needed to participate in a variety of exciting research and creative opportunities. It is designed to bring students, especially first year and second year students, from across the University and different colleges together to learn. Workshop topics are benefits and challenges of research, finding faculty mentors, a panel of student researchers, examples of student projects and more. Learn…

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Paint the Bridge Stencil Making

September 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Free

For student groups who would like to cut stencils for their Paint the Bridge panel(s) in September. Includes a walk-through of the software needed to create the stencil, and how to operate the vinyl cutter. Stencil vinyl will be provided. You do not need a finished design file in order to attend. (But feel free to bring a design if you have one!) Register now

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Workshop: Introduction to Zotero

September 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Walter Library Room 310, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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Zotero is a research tool that collects all your research in a single, searchable interface. You can add PDFs, images, audio and video files, snapshots of web pages, and more. Zotero works with Google Docs, Microsoft Word and Libre Office. Zotero will easily create citations and bibliographies in a variety of different styles. Register now

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Avocarve: Avocado Seed Carving

September 18 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Learn to carve avocado seeds into delightful pieces of art! All supplies, including an avocado seed, will be provided. Feel free to bring clean avocado seeds if you have them! Register now

Find out more »

Workshop: Think Like a Researcher

September 19 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Think Like a Researcher is a workshop designed to help undergraduate students (primarily first or second years) become comfortable with the research skills and tools needed to participate in a variety of exciting research and creative opportunities. It is designed to bring students, especially first year and second year students, from across the University and different colleges together to learn. Workshop topics are benefits and challenges of research, finding faculty mentors, a panel of student researchers, examples of student projects and more. Learn…

Find out more »

Paint the Bridge Stencil Making

September 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
+ Google Map
Free

For student groups who would like to cut stencils for their Paint the Bridge panel(s) in September. Includes a walk-through of the software needed to create the stencil, and how to operate the vinyl cutter. Stencil vinyl will be provided. You do not need a finished design file in order to attend. Register now

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Paint the Bridge Stencil Making

September 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
+ Google Map
Free

For student groups who would like to cut stencils for their Paint the Bridge panel(s) in September. Includes a walk-through of the software needed to create the stencil, and how to operate the vinyl cutter. Stencil vinyl will be provided. You do not need a finished design file in order to attend. (But feel free to bring a design if you have one!) Register now

Find out more »

Workshop: Introduction to Citation Managers (e.g. Mendeley, Zotero, EndNote etc.)

September 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Magrath Library Room 81, 1984 Buford Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
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Learn why you should use a citation manager to organize your PDFs and create bibliographies and in-text citations. This workshop will look at common citation managers: Mendeley, EndNote and Zotero. Register now

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Workshop: Introduction to EndNote and EndNote Web

September 24 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Walter Library Room 310, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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Learn to import citations, customize your account, and format your bibliographies and in-text citations. We'll also discuss using EndNote in conjunction with EndNoteWeb, a Web-based version of EndNote available for free to current University of Minnesota students, faculty, and staff. Register now

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Breaking Thread

September 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Join us in the Breakerspace for drop-in knitting, crochet, and cross stitch time. Experienced crafters will be on hand to teach you the basics, or you're welcome to bring your own projects to work on. Supplies will be provided. All are welcome! Register now

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Back to School Planning Party

September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Walter Library, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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Free

Now that fall is underway, plan the rest of your semester and get organized. Fill out a semester calendar, learn about peer tutoring, explore tools to be more productive and connect with other students (maybe even make a study group). We will provide semester calendars, colorful pens, post-its, and free study snacks and treats!   Optional: Bring your laptop/devices to look up assignments, etc. Optional: Bring a friend! Sponsored by: Student Academic Success Services and the University Libraries Register now

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Workshop: Introduction to Mendeley

September 25 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Walter Library Room 310, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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Mendeley can automatically locate, rename, and organize your citations and PDFs then create in-text citations and the bibliography. This hands-on class will cover how to use Mendeley to organize papers, read PDFs, and more. Register now

Find out more »

Avocarve: Avocado Seed Carving

September 25 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Learn to carve avocado seeds into delightful pieces of art! All supplies, including an avocado seed, will be provided. Feel free to bring clean avocado seeds if you have them! Register now

Find out more »

Workshop: Introduction to Zotero

September 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Magrath Library Room 81, 1984 Buford Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map

Zotero is a research tool that collects all your research in a single, searchable interface. You can add PDFs, images, audio and video files, snapshots of web pages, and more. Zotero works with Google Docs, Micosoft Word and Libre Office. Zotero will easily create citations and bibliographies in a variety of different styles. Register now

Find out more »

Sticker Making with the Cricut Maker and Roland Vinyl Cutter

September 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Learn how to make stickers using a Cricut Maker or Roland Vinyl Cutter! This workshop will introduce you to sticker making using paper and vinyl. Register now

Find out more »

Workshop: Introduction to EndNote and EndNote Web

September 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Magrath Library Room 81, 1984 Buford Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map

Learn to import citations, customize your account, and format your bibliographies and in-text citations. We'll also discuss using EndNote in conjunction with EndNoteWeb, a Web-based version of EndNote available for free to current University of Minnesota students, faculty, and staff. Register now  

Find out more »

Workshop: Introduction to Mendeley

September 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Magrath Library Room 81, 1984 Buford Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map

Mendeley can automatically locate, rename, and organize your citations and PDFs then create in-text citations and the bibliography. This hands-on class will cover how to use Mendeley to organize papers, read PDFs, and more. Register now

Find out more »

What is the Makerspace?

September 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Come by for a quick tour of the Bio-Medical Library Makerspace. We'll talk about what the Makerspace is, what tools we have and how you can use them. Register now

Find out more »

October 2019

Workshop: Expanding your reach: How to give your best presentation

October 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Magrath Library Room 81, 1984 Buford Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
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Do you want to improve your skills in giving presentations? In this workshop you will learn best practices for presenting, such as telling your story with the ABT template, how to use design elements, and image use. Register now

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Intro to Hand Lettering

October 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Learn to create beautiful calligraphy and script! Using basic markers and some calligraphy techniques, learn a variety of hand lettering techniques to spruce up your notes, planner, or anything else you write! No prior experience required, and materials will be provided. Register now

Find out more »

Avocarve: Avocado Seed Carving

October 2 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Learn to carve avocado seeds into delightful pieces of art! All supplies, including an avocado seed, will be provided. Feel free to bring clean avocado seeds if you have them! Register now

Find out more »

PAWS at Wilson Library

October 3 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Wilson Library, 309 19th Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Join us in the Wilson Library, first floor lobby for PAWS (Pet Away Worry & Stress) sessions featuring registered therapy animal teams — including dogs, bunnies, chickens and other therapy animals. Sessions are FREE and open to the University of Minnesota community.

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First Fridays October 2019

October 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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An illustration of a dog from the Children's Literature Research Collections.

"From Jennie to Ribsy to Rocket: What the Dogs Have Taught Us," presented by Lisa Von Drasek, Curator, Children’s Literature Research Collection. Canine characters take center stage as we examine the works of significant children's book artists and writers. Friday, October 4, 2019, noon to 1:00 p.m. at Elmer L. Andersen Library.

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Virtual Reality Playtest

October 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Come and try out the Makerspace's free VR headsets. Build and color in virtual worlds, learn anatomy and cell biology, act out plays, and climb mountains. Stop by or leave any time you like. Register now

Find out more »

Avocarve: Avocado Seed Carving

October 9 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Learn to carve avocado seeds into delightful pieces of art! All supplies, including an avocado seed, will be provided. Feel free to bring clean avocado seeds if you have them! Register now

Find out more »

Bullet Journal Meet-Up

October 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Join us in the Breakerspace for a meet-up to start a bullet journal, or continue working on your in-progress bullet journal. Theme ideas will be available, and basic supplies will be on hand. Bring your own journal, or make a mini-journal using materials in the space. Drop in anytime. Register now

Find out more »

Make Something! Recycled T-Shirt Bags

October 15 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Magrath Library Room 81, 1984 Buford Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
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Free

Make something useful! Today we’ll make bags from recycled t-shirts. Bring a T-shirt you never wear. Spare shirts, supplies, and instructions will be provided. Magrath Library, Room 81. All are welcome. Register now

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Get Visible: Make your gear reflective

October 16 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Walter Library, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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Free

Add reflective tape material to add to clothing for biking, walking, etc. Walter Library, Breakerspace: Room 240D. All are welcome. Register now

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Avocarve: Avocado Seed Carving

October 16 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Learn to carve avocado seeds into delightful pieces of art! All supplies, including an avocado seed, will be provided. Feel free to bring clean avocado seeds if you have them! Register now

Find out more »

Introduction to 3D Design

October 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
+ Google Map
Free

In this session we'll go beyond the basics of using 3D printing and learn a little bit about how to design your very own model that you can print. We will talk about how 3D design and printing work, use an easy tool (Tinkercad) to explore the concepts and design an object, and discuss other software programs and methods of making printable files. This session is oriented towards beginners with little to no experience with 3D design, but all are…

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56th James Ford Bell Lecture

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Paul Freedman

Paul Freedman, Chester D. Tripp Professor of History, Yale University, presents the 56th James Ford Bell Lecture, Poverty and Prestige: Food and Social Status in Pre-Modern Europe. The event takes place Thursday, October 17, 7:00 p.m. at Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120. Free and open to the public. Reservations requested.

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Make Something! Recycled T-Shirt Bags

October 18 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Magrath Library Room 81, 1984 Buford Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Make something useful! Today we’ll make bags from recycled t-shirts. Bring a T-shirt you never wear. Spare shirts, supplies, and instructions will be provided. Magrath Library, Room 81. All are welcome. Register now

Find out more »

Programming & Pizza

October 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wilson Research Collaboration Studio, 309 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Join DASH on October 18 for Programming & Pizza – Research Programming Consultations Served with a Slice. Register now Friday, October 18 12:00-1:00 pm Wilson Research Collaboration Studio, (first floor, Wilson Library) Do you have an idea for a web design project but need a little technical guidance? Want to experiment with scripting in R or Python? Curious about Git or GitHub? Want advice about how to create an map using GIS? Perhaps you don’t even know what you don’t…

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Introduction to 3D Printing

October 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
+ Google Map
Free

So you've heard about the things you can do with 3D printing, but aren't sure what it is or where to start? This free workshop at the Bio-Medical Library Makerspace is for you. We'll go over the basics of how the 3D printers work, how to use them, how you make and find things to print. Finally, we'll do some real printing! This session is oriented towards beginners with little to no experience with 3D design or printing, but all…

Find out more »

Breaking Thread

October 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Join us in the Breakerspace for drop-in knitting, crochet, and cross stitch time. Experienced crafters will be on hand to teach you the basics, or you're welcome to bring your own projects to work on. Supplies will be provided. All are welcome! Register now

Find out more »

What is the Makerspace?

October 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Come by for a quick tour of the Bio-Medical Library Makerspace. We'll talk about what the Makerspace is, what tools we have and how you can use them. Register now

Find out more »

Avocarve: Avocado Seed Carving

October 23 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Learn to carve avocado seeds into delightful pieces of art! All supplies, including an avocado seed, will be provided. Feel free to bring clean avocado seeds if you have them! Register now

Find out more »

PAWS at Wilson Library

October 24 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Wilson Library, 309 19th Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Join us in the Wilson Library, first floor lobby for PAWS (Pet Away Worry & Stress) sessions featuring registered therapy animal teams — including dogs, bunnies, chickens and other therapy animals. Sessions are FREE and open to the University of Minnesota community.

Find out more »

Sticker Making with the Cricut Maker and Roland Vinyl Cutter

October 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Learn how to make stickers using a Cricut Maker or Roland Vinyl Cutter! This workshop will introduce you to sticker making using both paper and vinyl. Register now

Find out more »

Introduction to 3D Design

October 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
+ Google Map
Free

In this session we'll go beyond the basics of using 3D printing and learn a little bit about how to design your very own model that you can print. We will talk about how 3D design and printing work, use an easy tool (Tinkercad) to explore the concepts and design an object, and discuss other software programs and methods of making printable files. This session is oriented towards beginners with little to no experience with 3D design, but all are…

Find out more »

Avocarve: Avocado Seed Carving

October 30 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Learn to carve avocado seeds into delightful pieces of art! All supplies, including an avocado seed, will be provided. Feel free to bring clean avocado seeds if you have them! Register now

Find out more »

November 2019

First Fridays November 2019

November 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Line art illustration of a person, a dragon, a bear, a tiger, and a wild pig.

"Hmong Animal-Centered Stories," presented by Ellen Engseth, Curator, Immigration History Research Center Archives and "What We Learn From Animals," presented by Erik Moore, Head, University Archives. Friday, November 1, 2019, noon to 1:00 p.m. at Elmer L. Andersen Library.

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Virtual Reality Playtest

November 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Come and try out the Makerspace's free VR headsets. Build and color in virtual worlds, learn anatomy and cell biology, act out plays, and climb mountains. Stop by or leave any time you like. Register now

Find out more »

Avocarve: Avocado Seed Carving

November 6 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Learn to carve avocado seeds into delightful pieces of art! All supplies, including an avocado seed, will be provided. Feel free to bring clean avocado seeds if you have them! Register now

Find out more »

Bookbinding: Twig Journal

November 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Free

Learn how to make a simple nature-inspired journal that you can use for sketching, journaling, or even class notes! Register now

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What is the Makerspace?

November 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Come by for a quick tour of the Bio-Medical Library Makerspace. We'll talk about what the Makerspace is, what tools we have and how you can use them. Register now

Find out more »

Introduction to 3D Printing

November 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
+ Google Map
Free

So you've heard about the things you can do with 3D printing, but aren't sure what it is or where to start? This free workshop at the Bio-Medical Library Makerspace is for you. We'll go over the basics of how the 3D printers work, how to use them, how you make and find things to print. Finally, we'll do some real printing! This session is oriented towards beginners with little to no experience with 3D design or printing, but all…

Find out more »

Intro to Hand Lettering

November 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Learn to create beautiful calligraphy and script! Using basic markers and some calligraphy techniques, learn a variety of hand lettering techniques to spruce up your notes, planner, or anything else you write! No prior experience required, and materials will be provided. Register now

Find out more »

Avocarve: Avocado Seed Carving

November 13 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Learn to carve avocado seeds into delightful pieces of art! All supplies, including an avocado seed, will be provided. Feel free to bring clean avocado seeds if you have them! Register now

Find out more »

Bullet Journal Meet-Up

November 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Join us in the Breakerspace for a meet-up to start a bullet journal, or continue working on your in-progress bullet journal. Theme ideas will be available, and basic supplies will be on hand. Bring your own journal, or make a mini-journal using materials in the space. Drop in anytime. Register now

Find out more »

Programming & Pizza

November 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wilson Research Collaboration Studio, 309 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Join DASH on November 15 for Programming & Pizza – Research Programming Consultations Served with a Slice. Register now Friday, November 15 12:00-1:00 pm Wilson Research Collaboration Studio, (first floor, Wilson Library) Do you have an idea for a web design project but need a little technical guidance? Want to experiment with scripting in R or Python? Curious about Git or GitHub? Want advice about how to create an map using GIS? Perhaps you don’t even know what you don’t…

Find out more »

Sticker Making with the Cricut Maker and Roland Vinyl Cutter

November 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Learn how to make stickers using a Cricut Maker or Roland Vinyl Cutter! This workshop will introduce you to sticker making using both paper and vinyl. Register now

Find out more »

Avocarve: Avocado Seed Carving

November 20 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Learn to carve avocado seeds into delightful pieces of art! All supplies, including an avocado seed, will be provided. Feel free to bring clean avocado seeds if you have them! Register now

Find out more »

PAWS at Wilson Library

November 21 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Wilson Library, 309 19th Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Join us in the Wilson Library, first floor lobby for PAWS (Pet Away Worry & Stress) sessions featuring registered therapy animal teams — including dogs, bunnies, chickens and other therapy animals. Sessions are FREE and open to the University of Minnesota community.

Find out more »

What is the Makerspace?

November 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Come by for a quick tour of the Bio-Medical Library Makerspace. We'll talk about what the Makerspace is, what tools we have and how you can use them. Register now

Find out more »

Advanced 3D Printing: Making Better Prints

November 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
+ Google Map
Free

All are welcome regardless of skill level and experience with 3D printing! Learn the fundamentals in more detail and increase the quality and quantity of successful prints. There will be time at the end for questions, 1:1 discussions, and hands-on learning. Register now

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Breaking Thread

November 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Join us in the Breakerspace for drop-in knitting, crochet, and cross stitch time. Experienced crafters will be on hand to teach you the basics, or you're welcome to bring your own projects to work on! Supplies will be provided. All are welcome. Register now

Find out more »

December 2019

Avocarve: Avocado Seed Carving

December 4 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Learn to carve avocado seeds into delightful pieces of art! All supplies, including an avocado seed, will be provided. Feel free to bring clean avocado seeds if you have them! Register now

Find out more »

First Fridays December 2019

December 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
+ Google Map
A photo from the Upper Midwest Jewish Archives shows two people sitting outdoors with two German Shepherd Dogs.

"Just a Dog," presented by Kate Dietrick, Archivist, Upper Midwest Jewish Archives, and "The Hound Underground," presented by Tim Johnson, Curator, Sherlock Holmes Collection. Friday, December 6, noon to 1:00 p.m. at Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120.

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Avocarve: Avocado Seed Carving

December 11 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Learn to carve avocado seeds into delightful pieces of art! All supplies, including an avocado seed, will be provided. Feel free to bring clean avocado seeds if you have them! Register now

Find out more »

Avocarve: Avocado Seed Carving

December 18 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Learn to carve avocado seeds into delightful pieces of art! All supplies, including an avocado seed, will be provided. Feel free to bring clean avocado seeds if you have them! Register now

Find out more »

Programming & Pizza

December 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wilson Research Collaboration Studio, 309 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Free

Join DASH on December 20 for Programming & Pizza – Research Programming Consultations Served with a Slice. Register now Friday, December 20 12:00-1:00 pm Wilson Research Collaboration Studio, (first floor, Wilson Library) Do you have an idea for a web design project but need a little technical guidance? Want to experiment with scripting in R or Python? Curious about Git or GitHub? Want advice about how to create an map using GIS? Perhaps you don’t even know what you don’t…

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February 2020

First Fridays February 2020

February 7, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Painting of a unicorn baring its teeth from the collections of the James Ford Bell Library.

"Fantastic Beasts? Find them at the Bell Library!" presented by Marguerite Ragnow, Curator, James Ford Bell Library. Friday, February 7, noon to 1:00 p.m. at Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120.

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March 2020

First Fridays March 2020

March 6, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Photo of a stable and corral under a cloudy sky from the Northwest Architectural Archives.

"Animals, Vegetables, or Minerals? High-Tech Organisms," presented by Amanda Wick, Interim Archivist, Charles Babbage Institute Archives, and "Where Animals and Humans Meet," presented by Cheryll Fong, Interim Curator, Northwest Architectural Archives. Friday, March 6, noon to 1:00 p.m. at Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120.

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April 2020

First Fridays April 2020

April 3, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Toucan illustration from the Andersen Horticultural Library.

"Collies and Trogons and Bugs, Oh My!" presented by Kathy Allen, Librarian, Andersen Horticultural Library. Friday, April 3, noon to 1:00 p.m. at Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120.

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May 2020

First Fridays May 2020

May 1, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Photo of a book cover called, The Way Life Begins, featuring an illustration of seven rabbits.

"About the Birds and the Bees..." presented by Linnea Andersen, Archivist, Social Welfare History Archives and Ryan Bean, Archivist, Kautz Family YMCA Archives. Friday, May 1, noon to 1:00 p.m., Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120.

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