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    Cricut Mug Press

    July 7th, 2021  |  

    Here at Do space we love seeing our members embrace their creative side. The Cricut Maker and the EasyPress 2 have inspired many of our patrons to create amazing things. As a result, we are excited to reveal our newest addition in the line Cricut of devices: The Cricut Mug Press! The Cricut Mug Press is a quick and easy way to create permanent, microwave/dishwasher safe, custom mugs using...
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    Use Beanstack To Track Your Summer Passport Activities!

    June 10th, 2021  |  

    We are doing our Summer Passport program a little differently this year. Passports will be available all summer long as well as Take and Make kits every two weeks throughout June and July. Learn more about our Take and Make kits here! But this year, we won't be stamping your passports when you attend a program or complete an activity. We are using Beanstack, an activity challenge software...
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    BIG changes are coming to Do Space programs!

    May 27th, 2021  |  

    BIG changes are coming to Do Space programs! Starting on June 7th, classes will be held entirely in-person or in a hybrid fashion (with a few exceptions).  All Youth and 3D Lab classes will be 100% in-building. These classes include Design It, Make It, Kid Coders, Littles Lab, and all Thursday 3D Lab classes. There will not be an online option for these offerings. To attend these classes,...
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    The Return to “Normal” at Do Space

    May 20th, 2021  |  

    We are excited to announce that we are opening more services at Do Space. See what is changing below:  Public Computer & WiFi Access We are no longer requiring members to have a reservation for a computer. Starting on June 1st will be returning our lab to its full capacity of 57 desktop computers with plenty of open seating for those who wish to use their own devices and our WiFi. The...
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    Summer Fun is Coming to Do Space

    May 7th, 2021  |  

    Do Space is ready to kick off a summer full of programs for all ages.  Code, Make, Learn, & Explore this summer with the Do Space Summer Passport Program. This year, get ready to explore Omaha, discover new things, and most importantly, HAVE FUN. Our Summer Passport Program is a FREE resource that engages youth in tech-related educational activities all summer long.  Starting on Saturday,...
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    4 Tips for Better, Safer Laser Cutting

    April 26th, 2021  |  

    As with any piece of equipment in our 3D Lab, safety is very important. If you're new to either our ULS or Glowforge laser cutters, safety is vital since you're technically burning things with a laser.  The folks over at Cool Tools have recently released a great short video on how to be safe when it comes to using a laser cutter. Check it out...
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    Learning to Code with Kid Coders

    March 19th, 2021  |  

    Do Space is thrilled to announce that the Gilbert C. Swanson Foundation, Inc. has awarded our Kid Coders program a generous grant in support of all 2021 sessions, helping us to keep classes free and open to all. On behalf of the kids of Do Space, thank you! Since June 2017, our free Kid Coders program has fostered interest in coding and computer science in over a thousand Omaha kids aged 6 to...
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    #MakersGonnaMake Projects Now Available in Our 3D Lab

    March 15th, 2021  |  

    Are you bored in the house? Tired of feeding your sourdough starter? Looking to safely social distance, but still do something fun? Have you ever wanted to use our 3D Lab, but aren't sure what to make? We now have a fix for your boredom. Introducing #MakersGonnaMake! #MakersGonnaMake are projects that you come in and do in our 3D Lab here at Do Space. We're providing the instructions...
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    How to explain a COVID-gap in your resume

    March 1st, 2021  |  

    Many folks looking for work today are doing so because of a COVID-related job loss. When interviewers see a significant gap in an applicant's work history, they're likely to ask for an explanation. Over at LinkedIn, News Editor Riva Gold has some basic advice for just this situation: Be transparent and open about any breaks in your work history resulting from the pandemic. Employers will...
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    Family Rooms Will Open on March 1st!

    February 24th, 2021  |  

    We are excited to announce that our family rooms will be open to the public again starting on March 1st, on a reservation basis. This includes our Active Learning Lab and our Littles Lab which both have room for your family to spread out, fun and age appropriate games and tech kits, along with laptops and iPads available for checkout. The rooms will be available to reserve in half hour time slots...
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