Educational Programs

Screen Print

Screen Printing for Beginners

This class is an introduction to screen printing, appropriate for those who have never tried screen printing before. The class will learn about equipment, stencil basics, and the actual process of printing on fabric or paper. All attendees will leave with a printed design! All materials will be provided. Feel free to bring your own tote bag, fabric scraps, or stencil if you'd like to print on something specific. 

Maker's Social Club: Scrabble Day

Join the Maker’s Social Club!  Every month there is a new theme and a new design that you create to 3-D print.  This month, we will be creating letter tiles for Scrabble Day. Nibble on snacks, mingle, and chill with us.  RSVP at bit.ly/labsclasses.
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Etsy: Marketing and Promotion

Learn how to market and promote your Etsy shop using a variety of social media outlets, search engine optimization, and more. You need not have taken the previous Etsy classes, but basic computing and Internet proficiency are required. Please register by visiting bit.ly/mlkfablab  
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Craigslist 101

Looking for an apartment to rent or a place to get rid of old furniture? Craigslist, a classified advertisements website, is a good place to start but can be tricky if you’re a first-time user. Learn how to navigate the site, post effective ads, contact sellers, and stay safe.
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Etsy 101

Learn how to start your own Etsy shop to sell handcrafted or vintage items. This class will cover the basics of starting an account, adding listings, and more.  You will need basic computer and internet skills to attend this class. Feel free to bring your own laptop, or use one that we will have available. Please register by visiting bit.ly/mlkfablab
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Espresso Book Machine III: Preparing the Book Cover

The class will introduce you to the requirements for preparing the book cover on Photoshop for EBM publishing. Register for the class at: bit.ly/mlkfablab
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Learn to Use a Laser Cutter

Patrons will need to pass Fab Lab orientation before they can take this class.
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Single's Event: 3D Printing for Singles

Singles can mingle during this special 3D printing design class. Learn to use Tinkercad to design your own “candy heart” message, then chat and nibble on Hershey’s kisses.  This event will be held in the Fab Lab. There are limited spaces.RSVP: bit.ly/labsclasses 
The Great Depression

Genealogy 101

This class will introduce researchers to our History Quest database, as well as many other DCPL resources for family history research. For February, there will be an emphasis on African-American history. This class will take place in the Dream Lab.
The Great Depression

Genealogy 101

This class will introduce researchers to our History Quest database, as well as many other DCPL resources for family history research. For February there will be an emphasis on African-American history. This class will take place in the Dream Lab.

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