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Open Maker Days at the MakerLab

January 10 • 11:00 am1:00 pm
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OPEN MAKER DAYS Join us for our Open Maker Days, when we will explore technology such as 3D printing, robotics, and virtual reality. We will also have different DIY crafts! Join us on the additional Open Maker Day - Wednesdays, Feb. 7; Mar. 14, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Kids Night Out at the Clay Studio

January 12 • 8:00 am5:00 pm
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Kids Night Out at the Clay Studio (Ages 6-12)  Have some fun and make something great at the Clay studio (and parents can sneak away and grab a bite or do some shopping at Northgate). Each kid will complete and paint a piece of pottery that will be glazed and fired by the instructor and available for pick up in 2-3 weeks after the workshop. Make something different every month! Sara McCreary, Instructor Friday, January 12, 6:30 PM – 8:00…

MLK Birthday Celebration

January 15
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MLK Birthday Celebration 2018 The Power of Children Agenda: 10-Booths open 10:30-Welcome on stage 10:40-break to go to workshops 10:45-11:15-workshop session one 11:15-11:20-break between workshops 11:20-11:50-workshop session two 11:50-12:30-Learn about the role children played in the civil rights movement (the Children’s March, Ruby Bridges, Claudette Colvin, Greensboro and other sit ins), Being a Child in the Civil Rights Era Sing Happy Birthday and Cake at 12:30pm Workshops Appropriate for everyone ages 0-100 o   With My Own Two Hands: Children Changing the World with…

Digital Wednesday at the MakerLab

January 17 • 11:00 am12:00 pm
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DIGITAL WEDNESDAYS In January, learn how to access the library’s digital collection—downloadable and streaming resources such as movies, music, and audiobooks. In February, learn about social media and ask yourself whether you really need it. In March, learn email basics—set up an email account and learn how to log in, compose, and send emails. If you do not have experience using the Internet, please attend Internet Basics first. Additional Digital Wednesdays on Feb. 21; Mar. 21, 11 a.m. – 12 noon

Pinewood Derby 2018

February 3 • 9:00 am3:00 pm
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The Mawat District of the Boy Scouts of America (Durham County) annual Cub Scout Pinewood Derby.  Northgate is proud to host and sponsored the annual Pinewood Derby and the event is free and open to the viewing public. The Cub Scouts design and build their own cars using only a block of wood, four plastic wheels, and four nails and then races them in this annual contest. Originating in 1953, this competition is one of the most popular and best-known Cub…

Parent/Child Clay Workshops

February 5 • 10:00 am5:30 pm
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Parent/Child Clay Workshops! These workshops are a great way to get creative with your child. Each workshop will allow your child, with your assistance, to create their very own ceramic artwork. Take one, or take them all! Because the projects need to be glazed and fired, artwork will be available for pick up 2–3 weeks after the workshop. Light Switch Covers Using slabs and textures you will create and design your very own light switch cover (standard single and double…

Parent/Child Clay Workshops

February 6 • 4:00 pm5:30 pm
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Parent/Child Clay Workshops! These workshops are a great way to get creative with your child. Each workshop will allow your child, with your assistance, to create their very own ceramic artwork. Take one, or take them all! Because the projects need to be glazed and fired, artwork will be available for pick up 2–3 weeks after the workshop. Light Switch Covers Using slabs and textures you will create and design your very own light switch cover (standard single and double…

Open Maker Days at the MakeLab

February 7 • 11:00 am1:00 pm
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OPEN MAKER DAYS Join us for our Open Maker Days, when we will explore technology such as 3D printing, robotics, and virtual reality. We will also have different DIY crafts! Join us on the additional Open Maker Day - Wednesdays, Mar. 14, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Kids Night Out at the Clay Studio

February 9 • 6:30 pm8:00 pm
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Kids Night Out at the Clay Studio (Ages 6-12)  Have some fun and make something great at the Clay studio (and parents can sneak away and grab a bite or do some shopping at Northgate). Each kid will complete and paint a piece of pottery that will be glazed and fired by the instructor and available for pick up in 2-3 weeks after the workshop. Make something different every month! Sara McCreary, Instructor   Friday, February 9, 6:30 PM –…

Digital Wednesday at the MakerLab

February 21 • 11:00 am12:00 pm
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DIGITAL WEDNESDAYS In January, learn how to access the library’s digital collection—downloadable and streaming resources such as movies, music, and audiobooks. In February, learn about social media and ask yourself whether you really need it. In March, learn email basics—set up an email account and learn how to log in, compose, and send emails. If you do not have experience using the Internet, please attend Internet Basics first. Additional Digital Wednesdays on Mar. 21, 11 a.m. – 12 noon

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