Classes and Workshops

Tech and craft-related classes and workshops are offered each month on a rotational basis (upcoming classes listed below). Registration is required for all classes and workshops (register by calling 607-733-9175 or visiting the Steele Memorial Library Reference Desk). All classes and workshops are free and intended for ages 10+ unless otherwise specified.

Classes

Image Editing Using GIMP

Learn to edit digital images using GIMP (free and open source software). This class is held in the Tech Lab at the Steele Memorial Library.

  • Date: September 12, 2019, 6:00pm–7:30pm
  • Class size: 6

Introduction to Laser Engraving

Learn about the Tinker Lab’s laser cutter & engraver and see a demonstration of how it works! This class is held in the Tech Lab at the Steele Memorial Library.

  • Date: September 17, 2019, 6:00pm–7:00pm
  • Class size: 6

Photo Restoration Workshop

Learn photo restoration techniques you can use to bring life back to old family photographs. Bring a family photo to work on during the workshop (digital photos work best). If you have a physical photograph or slide, please contact us before the workshop to get it scanned ahead of time. This class is held in the Tech Lab at the Steele Memorial Library.

  • Date: September 18, 2019, 6:00pm–7:30pm
  • Class size: 4

Limestone Engraving Workshop

Engrave a special photo or design on a piece of limestone. Bring a photo or design to use (digital photos work best). This workshop is held in the Tinker Lab at the Steele Memorial Library.

  • September 24, 2019, 6:00pm–7:30pm
  • Class size: 4

Introduction to 3D Printing

Learn about the process of 3D printing and what you can make with a 3D printer. This class is held in the Tech Lab at the Steele Memorial Library.

  • September 25, 2019, 6:00pm–7:30pm
  • Class size: 12

Certification Classes

To schedule a training session for one of our certification classes (see below), please call 607-733-8609 during the Tinker Lab’s open hours, or E-mail us at: labcentral@stls.org.

Digital Media Lab Certification at Steele

Become certified to use the Digital Media Lab. You must have a parent present if you are under 16. Once you have completed the certification class, you can use the Digital Media Lab at Steele independently.

3D Printer Certification at Steele

Become certified in the use of the 3D printers at the CCLD Makerspace in the Steele Memorial Library. Completion of the certification process will allow you to use the 3D printers independently. Anyone under the age of 16 will be supervised in the use of the 3D printer.