Hatch in October: Halloween Costume Making, Bind a Book & More

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See what’s happening during October at Hatch, the Watertown Free Public Library’s makerspace.

Hatch Makerspace provided the following information:

Hatch hours: Monday-Thursday, 1-9 pm | Friday-Sunday 1-4 pm
Hatch will be closed on 10/14 for Columbus Day
Hours are updated regularly online: watertownlib.org/hatch

It’s not too early to plan your costume!
Join Hatch at our 2nd annual costume contest, hosted by our friends at the Plumbing Musuem! This event is fun for all ages with great local prizes. On Halloween 10/31, 6:30-8:30 PM. Learn more here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/halloween-by-hatch-2nd-annual-costume-contest-registration-72133714883

Workshop spotlight: Art Studio – Drum Leaf Binding
Learn how to make a simple book, no sewing required! The drum leaf binding is easy to recreate at home, and endlessly customizable. Learn more about the artist: http://yibinliang.com/

Congratulations Team Chickenbots!
Intrepid Lego builders, Team Chickenbots, competed with their self-designed Lego Mindstorms robot at the Massachusetts World Robot Olympiad competition on July 27th. They crushed the secret challenge with their strong programming and design skills!

Upcoming Workshops & Events 
10/3, Laser Cutter 101
10/5, Intro to 3D Printing for Adults
10/5, Intro to 3D Modeling for Kids
10/7, 3D Printing 101
10/9, Inkscape 101
10/10, Intro to Lego Mindstorms
10/12, Chain Reaction: Get Ready for F.A.T!
10/21, Sewing Basics: Canvas Book Bag
10/17, Laser Cutter 101
10/17, Intro to Soldering
10/18, Art Studio: Drum Leaf Binding
10/19, Intro to the Sewing Machine
10/24, Tools for Makers
10/26, Chain Reaction: Get Ready for F.A.T!
10/28, Vinyl Cutter 101

Click the links above or visit wfpl.eventbrite.com to register >>

Drop-ins are weekly themed sessions that are designed to give you insight into the subject matter. This is your opportunity to ask questions and learn from our volunteers, they are not workshops.
Mondays 3-6pm, Fiber Arts
Need help with that sewing project? Haven’t picked up your knitting needles in awhile? Get help or get started.
Tuesdays 6:30-9pm, Electronics for Music
Curious about electronics? Want to learn how to turn an electric current into sound? For beginners and pros.
Wednesdays 7-9pm, Mechatronics
Exploring Arduino, Raspberry PI, motion control, and sensor technologies together. Bring, brainstorm, and build.
Thursdays 6-9pm, Open Code
Get help coding with Python, OpenSCAD, LEGO Mindstorms, HTML, CSS, and more. For beginners and pros.

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