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    MAKE OMAHA MAKERS: Meet Ben Beck with the Omaha Children’s Museum

    September 14th, 2021  |   Allison Bartlett

    Make Omaha is a FREE family-friendly, innovative, and technology showcase celebrating local tech-driven makers, inventors, and businesses who are using state-of-the-art tools in their work.   Meet Ben Beck with the Omaha Children's Museum Introduce Yourself! – Who are you and what does your organization do? I am the Off-Site Education and Event Coordinator at the Omaha Children's...
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    Do Space Has A New Droid

    August 30th, 2021  |   Michael Sauers, Director of Technology

    Cobbled from odds and ends in the workshop of a droidsmith, D-O is an impressionable little roller that becomes fixated upon BB-8. Drive D-O around in droid mode and even turn turbo mode on for super speed! Be careful, D-O is clumsy and has quite the sense of humor. Use the emote buttons in droid mode to let D-O’s personality out! Hang out with D-O in the doc or have D-O roll around on...
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    New Tech Kit For Your Little One: Code ‘n Learn Kinderbot

    August 4th, 2021  |   Kimberly Hwa Davis, Community Learning Specialist

    Has it been a while since you've come to Do Space? Ready to see what new and exciting kid-friendly tech kits we have? Come try the new Code n' Learn Kinderbot robot! With the Fisher-Price Code 'n Learn Kinderbot, preschoolers enter different codes to control their robot friend's movements. This interactive learning toy comes to life with lights and phrases, offering coding challenges that...
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    Calling all quilters, Do Space now has a fabric die cutter!

    July 16th, 2021  |   Michael Sauers, Director of Technology

    Have you ever wanted to try cutting fabric shapes using a Die Cutter?  Well now’s your chance!  Do Space was recently gifted a Sizzix Big Shot Pro Die Cutting Machine that works with any Sizzix die to create an amazing assortment of fabric shapes. This industrial-strength roller machine cuts many different materials but is especially great for fabric. Create your own one-of-a-kind quilts,...
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    Cricut Mug Press

    July 7th, 2021  |   Kristina Jonker, Community Technologist

    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  |   Kimberly Hwa Davis, Community Learning Specialist

    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  |   Allison Bartlett

    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  |   Allison Bartlett

    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  |   Allison Bartlett

    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  |   Michael Sauers, Director of Technology

    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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