Tech Tips – August

"Do you have classes on smartphones and tablets?"

From Tech Specialist Chuck: has great online classes on learning how to use Apple iOS and Google Android devices. If you need one-on-one help, book a librarian or walk in to talk with a tech specialist at the library to get answers to specific questions.

Battle those summer doldrums with a custom fidget spinner! Here’s one we recently created on one of our 3D printers. Do you have a custom 3D print request? Better yet, would you like to become certified to use our 3D printers independently in the Castlewood MakerspaceRequest an appointment with a tech specialist to learn how to use equipment or get inspiration for your next project.

Want to make something cool like this bracelet? Or maybe you'd like to learn sewing or engrave a water bottle? Come to a program in the Makerspace in September and we’ll teach you how to make a custom craft using Makerspace tools!

Ever dream of designing your own video games but are not sure where to start? Try the Unity game engine. It's free and there are tons of resources and tutorials online.

Want to shoot a commercial for your small business, make a video for a school project, or create a music video for you band? Want to shoot in the mountains but don't have the time? Or shoot at the Pyramids but can't afford the trip? Learn to create videos using the camcorder, green screen and editing software available at the Studio locations at Southglenn, Smoky Hill, and Sheridan libraries.

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