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August 10, 2020, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM @ Facebook.com/watertownfpl
Missing story time at the Library? Our Children's Department will be sharing stories and songs via Facebook Live! For families with children of all ages. Head to facebook.com/watertownfpl to tune in.
August 10, 2020, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Online via Zoom
Learn how to assemble a basic wire armature for sculpting. We will cover tools, techniques, and materials. After constructing an armature, we will look at the wide range of materials that can be used to build a sculpture. Bring your projects and questions!
August 11, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Facebook.com/watertownfpl
August 11, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Online via Zoom
**NOTE: Registration is now closed.** This 4-week class will teach you basic mindfulness and stress reduction tools, help you understand your emotions and triggers, and increase your ability to respond more positively to people and situations. Participants should plan to attend all four classes.
Presented by Live Well Watertown, a Watertown Health Department program. Taught by Stephanie Venizelos, Certified Wellness Practitioner and Community Wellness Program Manager for the Watertown Health Department. Registration is required, and you will be signing up to attend all four sessions.
August 11, 2020, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Online via Zoom
This class is an introduction to the Fusion 360 3D modeling environment. We will deep dive into CAD best practices for creating design files, with tips and tricks for robust sketches, feature trees, and assemblies. We will also review the program’s other capabilities (Rendering, Animation, Generative Design, Electronics, Manufacturing, Simulation, and Drawings).
Fusion 360 is a CAD, CAM, and CAE software that is free for hobbyists.
Please arrive with Fusion 360 already installed or create an Autodesk account to log in to Fusion 360 at your leisure. Get started here: https://www.autodesk.com/campaigns/fusion-360-for-hobbyists
August 12, 2020, 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM @ Online via Zoom
The instructors from Groundworks Yoga are taking our weekly Community Yoga sessions online so you can continue your practice from home! Follow the link to "Join via Zoom" at 9:15 AM.
August 12, 2020, 7:00 PM @ Online via Zoom
Join Kevin Carson, a Watertown resident with an MFA in Filmmaking and Film Studies, for a discussion of Ex Machina, a 2014 film about a young programmer evaluating the human qualities of an advanced humanoid A.I. The film was nominated for 2 Academy Awards.
Ex Machina is available for Watertown residents to stream for free on Hoopla and Kanopy. Watch the movie at home, then join Kevin for a guided conversation about the film. We can't hold Movie Mondays right now, but we can all still enjoy films together!
August 13, 2020, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Facebook.com/watertownfpl
August 13, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online via Zoom
Over the past 4 months, Hatch Makerspace has been reorganized, cleaned, and rearranged to better serve you, our makers! As we prepare to reopen, we would like to share the changes we've made. Tune in to get the full tour and learn what reopening will look like!
August 14, 2020, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM @ Online via Facebook Live
Trying to find a great book to read this summer? We will be reading the first chapter of some great books recommended for 5th to 7th graders. We hope you get hooked and want to read the rest! These books are available on hoopla and/or Overdrive. Your library card gives you instant access to the whole book, online.