January at Hatch: Binding, Laser Cutters, and Many More Workshops

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See what’s happening in January at the Watertown Library’s makerspace — Hatch.

Hatch sent out the following information:

Hatch Makerspace is located at 20 Summer Street in Watertown, MA. An extension of the Watertown Free Public Library, it is a public workshop with space, equipment, and materials available for your use.

Hatch hours: Monday-Thursday, 1-9 p.m. | Friday-Sunday 1-4 p.m.

Hatch will close at 5pm on 12/31/2019 for New Year’s Eve

Hatch will be closed on 1/1/2020 for New Year’s Day

Hatch will be closed on 1/20/2020 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Hours are updated regularly online: watertownlib.org/hatch

Workshop spotlight

Art Studio – Stab Binding Learn how to make a stab binding, starting with the basic pattern, then advance to other variations! More about the artist: www.yibinliang.com

Upcoming Workshops & Events

1/5, Laser Cutter 101

1/6, Tools For Makers

1/10, Art Studio: Stab Binding

1/11, Sewing Basics: Soup Bowl Cozy

1/13, Vinyl Cutter 102

1/13, Intro to 3D Printing

1/15, Laser Cutter 101

1/18, Intro to the Sewing Machine

1/20, Intro to 3D Modeling for Kids 1/20, Intro to 3D Modeling for Adults

1/25, Inkscape 101

1/27, Arduino 102

1/30, Intro to Soldering

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 3-6 p.m., Fiber Arts Need help with that sewing project? Haven’t picked up your knitting needles in awhile? Get help or get started.

Tuesdays 6:30-9 p.m., Electronics for Music Curious about electronics? Want to learn how to turn an electric current into sound? For beginners and pros.

Wednesdays 7-9 p.m., Mechatronics Exploring Arduino, Raspberry PI, motion control, and sensor technologies together. Bring, brainstorm, and build.

Thursdays 6-9 p.m., Open Code Get help coding with Python, OpenSCAD, LEGO Mindstorms, HTML, CSS, and more. For beginners and pros.

For more information contact Liz Helfer, Hatch Coordinator: ehelfer@watertown-ma.gov | 781-795-2309

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