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Toaster Breakerspace (Walter Library Basement)

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117 Pleasant St. S.E. (Lower Level)
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
612-624-3366 https://www.lib.umn.edu/walter

September 2021

IN PERSON: Calligraphy for Beginners

September 30, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Toaster Breakerspace (Walter Library Basement), 117 Pleasant St. S.E. (Lower Level)
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Learn the basics of how to make decorative calligraphy and hand lettering! All skill levels are welcome. Workshop materials will be provided. This workshop will be ON CAMPUS in the Walter Library Breakerspace located in the Basement level. Register now!

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October 2021

IN PERSON: 3D Printing for Beginners

October 25, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Toaster Breakerspace (Walter Library Basement), 117 Pleasant St. S.E. (Lower Level)
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Get started 3D printing! No experience needed.

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November 2021

IN PERSON: Cricut Sticker Making

November 1, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Toaster Breakerspace (Walter Library Basement), 117 Pleasant St. S.E. (Lower Level)
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Free

Learn the basics of stickers using the Cricut Maker! All supplies will be provided.

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In Person: Cricut Sticker Making

November 9, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Toaster Breakerspace (Walter Library Basement), 117 Pleasant St. S.E. (Lower Level)
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Learn the basics of both vinyl and print-then-cut stickers using the Cricut Maker in the Breakerspace! Experienced makers will be on hand to teach you how to upload your designs, choose your materials, and operate the Cricut to create stickers you can use to customize your laptop, water bottle, car, and more! All supplies will be provided. This workshop will be ON CAMPUS in the Walter Library Breakerspace located in the Basement level. Register here.

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In Person: Tapestry Weaving

November 16, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Toaster Breakerspace (Walter Library Basement), 117 Pleasant St. S.E. (Lower Level)
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Learn the basics of homemade tapestries! All supplies will be provided. Learn to weave small coasters or other hanging decorations, no experience required! Date: Tuesday, November 16, 2021 Time: 2:30pm - 4:00pm Location: Breakerspace, Toaster North Campus: Walter Library Registration is required. There are 10 seats available.

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IN PERSON: Sewing Machine Basics

November 18, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Toaster Breakerspace (Walter Library Basement), 117 Pleasant St. S.E. (Lower Level)
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Learn to thread the sewing machine and stitch in a straight line! All supplies provided.

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IN PERSON: 3D Printing for Beginners

November 29, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Toaster Breakerspace (Walter Library Basement), 117 Pleasant St. S.E. (Lower Level)
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Free

Get started 3D printing! No experience needed.

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In Person: Bullet Journaling for Finals

November 30, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Toaster Breakerspace (Walter Library Basement), 117 Pleasant St. S.E. (Lower Level)
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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End your semester strong! Learn how to use a bullet journal to organize, study, reflect, and prepare for your finals. Bring a notebook and some writing utensils and your course syllabi. This workshop will be ON CAMPUS in the Walter Library Breakerspace located in the Basement level. Register here.

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Sticker Making with the Cricut

November 30, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toaster Breakerspace (Walter Library Basement), 117 Pleasant St. S.E. (Lower Level)
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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  Learn the basics of stickers using the Cricut Maker in the Breakerspace! You'll be able to upload your designs, choose your materials, and operate the Cricut to create stickers. All supplies will be provided. Register now!

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January 2022

IN PERSON: UMN Libraries Winter Open House At Walter Library

January 11 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Toaster Breakerspace (Walter Library Basement), 117 Pleasant St. S.E. (Lower Level)
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Walter Library

The UMN Libraries have more than ever before. The website (lib.umn.edu) is an online research hub. And yet now that we are back on campus - our libraries have been busier than ever. Come explore a sample of our services for students. Take a break before the semester starts and get a behind the scenes tour including hands-on activities like 3D printing, virtual reality, and more. Grab a cup of coffee and even a fun book to read! Register Now

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March 2022

In Person: SolidWorks 3D Modeling

March 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Toaster Breakerspace (Walter Library Basement), 117 Pleasant St. S.E. (Lower Level)
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Love 3D printing? Want to learn how to make your own 3D models? Register for this workshop to explore the world of SolidWorks and modeling. No experience necessary, and bring your own laptop if you want to follow along! (Mouse recommended as well.) Attendees will learn basic modeling concepts and recreate a classic Lego brick. Register here!

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In Person: Card Making with the Cricut

March 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toaster Breakerspace (Walter Library Basement), 117 Pleasant St. S.E. (Lower Level)
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Taught by guest maker Hannah Sipe, lead crafter behind Coping Through Craft. Hannah is an adaptive and inclusive crafter who specializes in card making. She will be joining us in the Walter Library Breakerspace to share all her knowledge around card making with the Cricut Maker! Register in advance, as spots are limited. Learn how to create a card in Cricut Design Space and use the Cricut Maker to turn your digital design into a physical masterpiece! No previous Cricut…

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In Person: Sticker Making with the Cricut

March 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Toaster Breakerspace (Walter Library Basement), 117 Pleasant St. S.E. (Lower Level)
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Learn the basics of both vinyl and print-then-cut stickers using the Cricut Maker in the Breakerspace! Experienced makers will be on hand to teach you how to upload your designs, choose your materials, and operate the Cricut to create stickers you can use to customize your laptop, water bottle, car, and more! All supplies will be provided. Register here!  

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In Person: Sewing Machine Basics

March 24 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Toaster Breakerspace (Walter Library Basement), 117 Pleasant St. S.E. (Lower Level)
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Learn to thread the sewing machine and stitch in a straight line! Easy peasy. No experience necessary, all supplies provided. Registration required! Register here!  

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April 2022

Online & In Person: Podcasting 101

April 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Toaster Breakerspace (Walter Library Basement), 117 Pleasant St. S.E. (Lower Level)
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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If you've ever wanted to learn about audio recording or podcasts, this is the workshop for you! Come learn about the different types of audio equipment you can use to record (including ones for free checkout at the UMN libraries!) as well as methods for planning, preparing for, and editing your recordings. Staff will be on hand to answer questions, do small demos, and provide you with resources to use as you embark on your audio adventure. Materials and zoom…

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In Person: Sticker Making with the Cricut

April 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Toaster Breakerspace (Walter Library Basement), 117 Pleasant St. S.E. (Lower Level)
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Learn the basics of both vinyl and print-then-cut stickers using the Cricut Maker in the Breakerspace! Experienced makers will be on hand to teach you how to upload your designs, choose your materials, and operate the Cricut to create stickers you can use to customize your laptop, water bottle, car, and more! All supplies will be provided. Register here!

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In Person & Online: 3D Printing for Beginners

April 21 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Toaster Breakerspace (Walter Library Basement), 117 Pleasant St. S.E. (Lower Level)
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Get started 3D printing! No experience needed. We'll learn how to download the software that go with the 3D printers, and download a model from Thingiverse to turn into an amazing 3D print, and learn how to print the object on a 3D Printer. This is a hybrid workshop and anyone is welcome to attend online or in person. Register to attend in person. Register to attend online.

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