Thursday, November 02, 2023

Ready for the holidays? Let the Idea Studio at the Fond du Lac Public Library help.

Create fun gifts and personalized decorations during November in the library’s makerspace. Most of these programs have limited space, so register early for a chance to participate.

Upcoming Let’s Make events include:

  • Sublimated Earrings: On Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 6 p.m., get badged on the Idea Studio’s sublimation printer and heat press while making earrings you can keep or give as a gift. Participants must be age 13 or older to join. Register now at 
  • Sublimated Ornaments: On Wednesday, Nov. 29 at 6 p.m., learn how to use the Idea Studio’s sublimation printer and heat press to create unique ornaments. Participants must be age 13 or older to join. Register at starting Nov. 15.
  • 3-D Printed Winter Charms: On Thursday, Nov. 30 at 6 p.m., patrons may create 3-D printed charms using the Prusa i3 MK3S. The Idea Studio also will provide chain links and other jewelry accessories. Register starting Nov. 16 at

The public also is invited to join the Cut & Paste Club on Wednesday, Nov. 22 at 6 p.m. in the Idea Studio. This club is for anyone who is interested in making and learning about collage, while meeting other fellow creatives. Each meeting will feature a new technique or project for patrons to learn, or else you can just come and create your own thing. Bring some supplies to collage with or bring some small containers to use. No experience or registration required,but participants younger than age 13 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Group badging opportunities also are available at the Idea Studio. Check for sessions as they become available.

The Idea Studio is open for walk-in visits Monday through Thursday from 3 to 8 p.m., Friday from 3 to 6 p.m., and Saturday from noon to 4 p.m.