Upcoming Events

Tuesday, December 10

  • 6:30pm - 8:00pm

    Learn coding and physical computing with the mighty micro:bit! Attendees will build a series of projects from simple games to secret message radio transmitters.              

  • 7:00pm

    Louise Siddons (from Oklahoma)  leads dancing to music by Debbie Jackson, Brad Battey, and Steve Schneider. Informal; no partner or experience needed. All dances taught and prompted. Dress comfortably and bring flat, non-slip shoes to change into (like running shoes).  First-timers, try to come at 6:45 pm. More info

  • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

    This talk by Dmitriy Stolyarov, Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Michigan, will address the measurement of economic inequality and inform on the extent to which various economic forces and trends contribute to growing inequality. Prof. Stolarov will explore a variety of policies that could address issues of growing inequality, the trade-offs involved in implementing them and the consequences of policy actions for economic outcomes.   

Wednesday, December 11

  • Repeats every week until Wed Dec 18 2019 .
    6:00pm - 8:30pm

    The weekly Letterpress Open Lab introduces the process and materials for printing by hand with wood type on a selection of antique printing presses, including a Vandercook cylinder proof press. No experience necessary. All supplies provided.

  • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

    Talk & demo on how to make macarons.The ingredients, instructions, and proper storage will all be covered in this class. Taste a macaron, too!

Thursday, December 12 - Sunday, December 15

Thursday, December 12

  • 5:00pm - 8:00pm

    Join Library staff for 3 hours of open access to select Secret Lab tools: Raspberry Pi, Vector Graphics and Laser Engraving, and Letterpress.    Basic instruction will be provided but further, in-depth instruction is available at regular individual tool labs (Sewing Lab, 3D Design and Printing Lab).  

Friday, December 13

Saturday, December 14

Sunday, December 15

  • 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    Carol Jacobs calls traditional dances suitable for children with adults to music by Donna Baird, Fred and Nora Karsch and Jim Horton. 

  • 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    We all have received plants for the holidays at one time or another and usually have no clue what to do with them. In this program, Lisa Eldred Steinkopf, The Houseplant Guru, will help you learn to take care of any holiday plants you’ve been gifted. Poinsettias, cyclamen, amaryllis, and Christmas cactus are just some that will be highlighted.

  • 2:30pm - 3:30pm

    Attendees can visit Libbey Court to take part in creating a collaborative work of art and a lively discussion inspired by the inclusivity and a sense of belonging.  All supplies for the art-making portion of the event, which is free and open to all, will be provided.

  • 3:00pm - 5:00pm

    Bring your knitting, crochet and embroidery projects for an afternoon of fiber-inspired companionship. This drop-in event is a place to learn a new art form, troubleshoot your latest tangles, enjoy the camaraderie of crafting with your neighbors, get to the next step on that lingering project or to share your expertise with the uninitiated!  Spinners and creators of other fiber-based art forms are welcome too!              

Tuesday, December 17

Wednesday, December 18

  • 6:00pm - 8:30pm

    The weekly Letterpress Open Lab introduces the process and materials for printing by hand with wood type on a selection of antique printing presses, including a Vandercook cylinder proof press. No experience necessary. All supplies provided.

Thursday, December 19

  • 7:00pm

    Gray will perform Telesonic 9000, an audio-visual project he created that mixes drumming, electronic music and video projections re-assembled from over 300 American archival films.  The show takes place in the TMA's GlasSalon building.  

     

Saturday, December 21

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