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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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    We Want to See You In Littles Lab!

    December 18th, 2020  |  

    If you and your kiddos have attended a Littles Lab program during the last several months, chances are you were able to see me, but I didn't see you. That's because since March, all of the virtual Littles Lab programs have been a Zoom Webinar which only allows for so much engagement with your little ones. However, we have missed your faces so starting in January, we will be doing Littles Lab as a...
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    Excel-erate

    December 15th, 2020  |  

    Have you always wanted to increase your Microsoft Excel skills? Excel-erate is the perfect program to learn the fundamentals of Excel without having to go at it alone. Excel-erate is a BRAND NEW program to Do Space and was created to develop Microsoft Excel talent among those changing careers and re-entering the workforce. One study by Capital One and Burning Glass Technologies revealed that not...
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    New to Do Space: Beanstack

    November 25th, 2020  |  

    What is beanstack?  Beanstack is an activity challenge software and mobile app that is used by libraries around the world! Starting on Monday, December 7th, Do Space members can use this software to track attendance at events, find fun STEAM activities for all ages, and enter to win prizes- all for free! Once you have made your personalized account on our Beanstack website, you will be able to...
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    Zoom Tips & Tricks

    November 23rd, 2020  |  

    Do you have an important meeting or job interview coming up in our Virtual Interview Lab? Looking to up your Zoom game by just looking better on screen or be sharing your screen to show them your work. Check out this great article from C|Net on how to use zoom like a pro. Tips include: Change your background Mute your audio and turn off your camera by default Mute and unmute with...
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    Your Support For Giving Tuesday!

    November 20th, 2020  |  

    Do you know what Giving Tuesday is? Giving Tuesday is an annual celebration of the work that nonprofits do across the nation and gives you the opportunity to support that work! Why a Tuesday? Giving Tuesday is the Tuesday after Thanksgiving: We have Black Friday, Cyber Monday, why not give back on Tuesday? Giving Tuesday is an all online giving celebration and this year’s event will be held...
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