09 19, 2022

Makerspace Monday: Fall Wall Hanging

By |2022-09-13T10:45:41-04:00September 19, 2022|

See how you can make an awesomely autumnal wall hanging using the Cricut at The HUB’s makerspace and a little bit of creativity. The makerspace also has a large-format printer, vinyl cutter, heat press, button maker, green-screen studio, and more state-of-the-art tech that can be used with library staff supervision.

Click here for more information on The HUB’s makerspace, including how to make a reservation. And click here for more makerspace and 3D printing ideas!

By the way, the music in this video is “Autumnal Sketch” by Sergei Prokofiev … because sometimes I’m very literal.

08 29, 2022

Makerspace Monday: Awesome Octopus with a 3D Printer

By |2022-08-23T13:18:53-04:00August 29, 2022|

How will you use the remarkable technology available at Mentor Public Library? Watch as one of our 3D printers fabricates an adorable mini octopus. (We got the idea during Summer Reading because our theme was Oceans of Possibilities!)

Click here for the free STL file.

And click here for more information on our 3D printers and makerspace!

This video’s music is The End (No Vocal Version) by Lost European
Exzel Music Publishing (freemusicpublicdomain.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

02 6, 2020

Learn how to use a Cricut Maker at The HUB’s makerspace

By |2020-02-06T06:00:22-05:00February 6, 2020|

Learn how to use a Cricut Maker during a free introduction at The HUB's makerspace.

Learn how to use a Cricut Maker during a free introduction at The HUB’s makerspace.

Ever used a Cricut Maker? It’s a handy tool for crafters and scrapbookers. It can be used to slice, draw, or fold precise designs, patterns or images in paper, stickers, cardstock, vellum, vinyl, most fabrics, and more.

Learn how you can use a Cricut in your crafting during a free program at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 18, at The HUB’s makerspace inside of Mentor High School. All ages are welcome. You can register to attend online or call Mentor Public Library at (440) 255-8811.

By the way, have you visited The HUB’s state-of-the-art makerspace yet? It has a green-screen studio (complete with camera and editing equipment,) laser engraver, T-shirt press, large format printer, spiral binder, and button maker.

People can use any or all of these machines to make the project of their dreams. They don’t need to be a student at Mentor High School or even a resident of Mentor. All they need is a CLEVNET card in good standing. Click here for more details or to make a reservation.

12 16, 2019

Make a Family Memory Jar at The HUB

By |2019-12-16T06:00:48-05:00December 16, 2019|

Family Memory JarCreate a home for your family’s moments, memories, and milestones when you make a Family Memory Jar during a special program at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 30, at The HUB inside of Mentor High School.

Your family can use The HUB’s makerspace to personalize and decorate your own Memory Jar.

The program is free to participate but registration is required. (Each family will get one jar to decorate as a group, so only one registration is necessary per family.) You can sign up online or call the library at 440-255-8811 ext. 247.

By the way,  The HUB’s makerspace is available to the public for your personal projects, as well. The makerspace has a green-screen studio (complete with camera and editing equipment,) laser engraver, T-shirt press, large format printer, spiral binder, button maker, 3D pens, sticker printer, and mini-laminator.

You can use any or all of these machines to make the project of their dreams. You don’t need to be a student at Mentor High School or even a resident of Mentor. All you need is a CLEVNET card in good standing. Click here for more details or to make a reservation.

08 16, 2019

Make a mosaic heart pendant at The HUB

By |2019-08-16T06:00:55-04:00August 16, 2019|

heart-2670685_640Feeling crafty? You can make a lovely mosaic heart pendant during a special program at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 28, at our newest branch – The HUB inside of Mentor High School.

You’ll use The HUB’s makerspace to create a unique piece of jewelry.

The program is free and open to adults. You can register online or call The HUB at (440) 205-6011.

By the way,  The HUB’s makerspace is available to the public for your personal projects, as well. The makerspace has a green-screen studio (complete with camera and editing equipment,) laser engraver, vinyl cutter, T-shirt press, large format printer, spiral binder, button maker, 3D pens, sticker printer, and mini-laminator.

You can use any or all of these machines to make the project of their dreams. You don’t need to be a student at Mentor High School or even a resident of Mentor. All you need is a CLEVNET card in good standing. Click here for more details or to make a reservation.

By the way, The HUB will be open from 3 to 8 p.m. on Monday through Thursday once school starts on Monday, Aug. 19.

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