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Kick off the Summer Reading Program with Maker Pfest on June 1, 2019 from 2:00-5:00 pm. 

We welcome makers, artists and crafters of all types to demonstrate their talents. Activities include hands-on demos and crafts. The event is free and open to the public.

Current guests include:

 

Austin Book Arts logo

 

The Austin Book Arts Center is a small nonprofit, makerspace located on E MLK Blvd at Flatbed Press World Headquarters. Since its founding in 2015, ABAC has offered almost 200 workshops in bookmaking, in addition to making its studio and equipment available to artists and students through the Open Studio Program.

 

 

rose pics Quilt Guild 003

The Pflugerville Quilt Guild promotes and cultivates friendships between quilting enthusiasts.  The group meets at the Library every third Thursday of the month  at 6:00 pm and is open to new members. See the group’s quilts on display at the Library through July 9th. Visit their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/PflugervilleQuiltGuild

 

Girls Who Code logo

 

 

Established in 2016, the Pflugerville Public Library's Girls Who Code group has been working diligently on a year-long project focusing on helping wildflower propagation in Texas. They will debut their project at Maker Pfest.

 

 

 Austin Creative Reuse logo

Austin Creative Reuse's mission is to foster conservation and reuse through creativity, education, and community building. ACR collects, distributes, and sells reusable materials donated from industry and individuals. They educate the community about how to reduce, reuse, and create in responsible and fun ways. They unite the community by hosting a range of events, activities, and classes that bring people together to build awareness around conscious consumption, sustainability, and art.

 

 

 Austin Community College image of people crafting

The ACC Library BatLab is a pop-up makerspace for all ACC students, faculty and staff interested in doing hands-on, real-world, multidisciplinary projects in an informal, co-curricular setting. For the Spring 2018 semester, we will be bringing the BatLab to a different campus each week. We hope you will join us when we come to your campus!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Staff demos include:

Laser cutter photo

Laser cutting

Anyone 8 and up can stop by the Pfab Lab for a demo of our laser cutter. See it in action and put together a pin from laser-engraved materials with help from Adult Services Programming Assistant Meg Miller.

 

 

 

Ron teaching 3d printing

 3D Printing

Library volunteer, Dr. Ron, will fill you in on the details of the library's 3D printing services and classes. Dr. Ron runs our 3D Printer training classes and occasionally offers advanced Tinkercad classes. He also runs the public prints that are submitted to the library.

 

 

For more information, contact Bette McDowell at bettem@pflugervilletx.gov

Guest list is subject to change.

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