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This workshop will give you hands on experience setting up and working with virtual machines, environments that behave as a separate computer within your own. No prior experience is required.

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NC State Public Art Tour Registration

  • Date: Saturday, May 20, 2017
  • Time: To be determined
  • Location: D. H. Hill Library

Explore the architecture, sculptures, and public art around NC State’s main campus and in the D. H. Hill Library, with a guided tour from a NCSU Libraries expert. In addition to exploring campus on a beautiful spring day, the first 20 registered attendees will receive a wine tote.

You may bring one guest.

Make and Take Workshop Registration

  • Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2017
  • Time: 6:00 - 8:00 PM
  • Location: D. H. Hill Library

The Make and Take Workshop will include projects with the pre-Valentine’s Day theme Love the Libraries. Participants will use circuit systems to create one of three projects while enjoying chocolate pairings with their wine. All attendees will receive a laser cut wine charm.

You may bring one guest.

Book Preservation and Book Binding Registration

  • Date: Tuesday, January 10, 2017
  • Time: 6:00 - 8:00 PM
  • Location: D. H. Hill Library

Get a behind-the-scenes look at how the NCSU Libraries repairs and preserves its collection, tour the preservation area, and learn how staff implement their skills in creative ways outside of the Libraries. The first 20 registered attendees will receive a wine stopper.

You may bring one guest.

3D Printing & Interior Design Registration

  • Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2016
  • Time: 6:00 - 8:00 PM
  • Location: Hunt Library - Staff Collaboration Hub

Learn how 3D print applications are being used in interior design from our in-house experts. In addition to a presentation guests will experience 3D printing demos. The first 20 registered attendees will receive a wine opener.

You may bring one guest.

Design Library Event Registration

  • Date: Friday, October 7, 2016
  • Time: 6:00 - 8:00 PM
  • Location: Design Library

This inaugural Friends of the Library design & wine event features a Design Library tour, a show-and-tell of unique Design Library collections and resources, and virtual reality fun with Oculus Rift. Attendees will receive a logo wine glass.

You may bring one guest.
Looking for a way to stand out to potential employers or business partners? Interested in gaining some experience with Makerspace technologies? Build your brand with custom business cards! In this workshop you’ll learn how to use design elements to strengthen brand alignment, get hands-on experience designing for the laser cutter, and come away with business cards tailored to your brand.

Register for this event. Career prep often focuses on resumes, cover letters, and interview techniques. But the candidate that has researched the organization - its strengths and its weaknesses - stands out as a knowledgeable and savvy future employee! This workshop will help you become freakishly efficient at hunting down company information to impress your interviewers.

Register for this event.

We know that the brain processes visuals more quickly than text. When done well, infographics can help you make your point quickly and clearly. Infographics can be used in the workplace, at school, or for marketing purposes. We’ll go over how to use Piktochart and Canva for getting started with Infographics.


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