Maker Fair

You’re invited to Westmont Public Library’s Maker Fair!

Maker Fair will be a free and open celebration of creativity, hosted at the library on the afternoon of Saturday, April 21, 2018 from noon – 4 pm.

For questions or more information, contact us at [email protected].

What will you find at the Maker Fair?

Join us for a variety of exhibits, demonstrations, and opportunities to try new creative endeavors yourself:

  • Alina Mechelewski — Fiber arts exhibit & demos
  • Ashley Frye of Paper Love Club — Hands-on calligraphy demonstration
  • Ashley Radomski — Special effects makeup techniques
  • Christine Struzynski of Paisley Paint Box — Art journaling and interactive collage demonstration
  • Christopher Davis of Computer Immersion, LLC — Hands-on learning with squishy circuits
  • David Ellis of College of DuPage Welding Lab — Welding examples & interactive virtual welding simulator
  • Leslie Johnson — Shell art display
  • Merle Margolis — Exhibit of drawings and paintings
  • Miles Szczurek of AMX3d, Inc. — Collaborative mural making with 3D pens
  • Morgan Golias of Splattered Shoes Ceramics — Ceramics exhibit & leaf-print plate demo
  • Patrick Ege, Industrial Designer — Interactive idea building clinic & prototyping examples
  • Patty Heinze of Mathilde’s Pantry — Home canning demonstration
  • Sinovi, LEGO builder — LEGO piggy banks display
  • Susan O’Bryan of Westmont Library Knit Clique — Jewelry techniques and knitting & crochet examples
  • Tammy L. Deck of TLD Design Center — Hand-weaving interactive craft

You can also learn about the many ways you can explore your creative side with the library’s Makery collection:

  • 3D Printing with the library’s Lulzbot TAZ printer
  • Creative crafting with the Silhouette Cameo vinyl cutter
  • Fab fabric fabrication with the library’s sewing machines
  • Carving and engraving with the Carvey CNC

Learn more about the creative tools offered by the Westmont Public Library Makery here.

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