Ever wanted to design a poster, or make your own GIF? Or maybe you want to learn the basics of audio recording? Well, you’re in luck—this spring in Level Up at the Main Library, we’re hosting a whole crop of new workshops. Every Thursday from 7-8:30 p.m., an expert from our community ison hand to teach you a new skill using our software and equipment. All skill levels are welcome at most workshops—just bring your desire to learn. Read more about New Level Up Workshops This Spring
What are “makers,” exactly? Literally anyone who makes something! Tinkerers, inventors, programmers, artists, designers, scientists, and many other creators make up this diverse, DIY-spirited group. And there will be quite a few of them at this year’s Makevention, 10am-4pm on Saturday, August 26th,at the Bloomington/Monroe County Convention Center.
Have you heard about Libraries of Things? From cooking appliances to musical instruments—and even to plant seeds and laptops—libraries around the world are lending all kinds of different items beyond traditional collections of books, movies, and music. If people want it, the philosophy seems to be, libraries should lend it.
We're no exception, of course—Monroe County Public Library has our own awesome collection of "things" for checkout. Borrow these on your next visit.