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The Edge, State Library of Queensland

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Upcoming Events

May 2017

Arduino 3: Advanced Physical Computing

May 28, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In this workshop, you’ll design your own electronics circuits to use with the Arduino micro-controller. You will learn advanced Arduino programming techniques, and how to apply these techniques to create unique interactive electronic projects including art pieces, toys or costumes. Requirements and prerequisites: Some knowledge of Arduino, or attendance of the previous workshops Participants must be over 16 years of age Enclosed, flat footwear must be worn at all times Before you book, please read our Short Courses FAQ. You’ll find answers…

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Facility Induction: CNC Router

May 31, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Book and use the CNC Router for free, once you’ve successfully completed your induction. The Edge’s open access Makerspace and Fabrication Lab provides the equipment and tools for your curiosity and imagination to come alive. In the basement you’ll have access to a range of resources and equipment including: Laser Cutter, Sewing Machines and Overlockers, 3D Printers, Hand Tool and Soldering Irons, Vinyl Cutters and more! To gain access to this equipment, successfully complete a safety induction on your chosen…

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June 2017

WordPress 1: Blogging and WordPress for beginners

June 1, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Become an online publisher in a matter of hours with this WordPress course for beginners.  In this 1.5 hour WordPress course we’ll cover the basics: Starting your own blog using WordPress Personalising the layout and content Adding and changing themes Creating new posts and pages Uploading images and videos  Prerequisites: Intro to Mac class or proficiency with the Mac operating system.  Before you book, read our Short Courses FAQ. You’ll find answers to age restrictions, what to bring, what to…

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WordPress 1: Blogging and WordPress for beginners

June 15, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Become an online publisher in a matter of hours with this WordPress course for beginners.  In this 1.5 hour WordPress course we’ll cover the basics: Starting your own blog using WordPress Personalising the layout and content Adding and changing themes Creating new posts and pages Uploading images and videos  Prerequisites: Intro to Mac class or proficiency with the Mac operating system.  Before you book, read our Short Courses FAQ. You’ll find answers to age restrictions, what to bring, what to…

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WordPress 2: Building a website in WordPress

June 17, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Take the step from a personal blog to building your own site with this intermediate WordPress course.  In this 3 hour WordPress tutorial we’ll cover: Adding content and customising the appearance Installing and setting up WordPress on your own server Installing and managing plugins and themes Importing data from another WordPress blog or platform Tips for managing spam and optimising your site for search engines  Prerequisites: This is an intermediate course, and requires a basic understanding of WordPress, its common…

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Facility Induction: Recording Studio

June 18, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Book and use the Recording Studio for free, once you’ve successfully completed your induction. The Edge’s Recording Studio provides access to near-professional equipment and specialist software for recording, mixing, editing and mastering. Recording studio hire is free; however you first must complete a Recording Studio induction, which runs approximately once every three weeks. The costs for the induction session are: $150 for those with no Pro Tools experience: this three hour session will include an introduction to the Recording Studio…

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Facility Induction: Hand Tools and Soldering Iron

June 21, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Book and use the hand tools and soldering irons for free, once you’ve successfully completed your induction. The Edge’s open access Makerspace and Fabrication Lab provides the equipment and tools for your curiosity and imagination to come alive. In the basement you’ll have access to a range of resources and equipment including: CNC Router, Laser Cutter, Sewing Machines and Overlockers, 3D Printers, Vinyl Cutters and more! To gain access to this equipment, successfully complete a safety induction on your chosen resource,…

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WordPress 3: Customising a WordPress site

June 25, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Learn how to customise your own site in this advanced WordPress course.  In this 4 hour WordPress tutorial we’ll walk you through: Advanced WordPress features How to find and choose appropriate plugins The WordPress File System Advanced WordPress theme customisation with child themes  Prerequisites: This is an intermediate to advanced course, and requires a solid understanding of WordPress, its common tools and terminology. If you are new to WordPress, please attend the other introductory courses. Intro to Mac class or…

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Facility Induction: CNC Router

June 28, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Book and use the CNC Router for free, once you’ve successfully completed your induction. The Edge’s open access Makerspace and Fabrication Lab provides the equipment and tools for your curiosity and imagination to come alive. In the basement you’ll have access to a range of resources and equipment including: Laser Cutter, Sewing Machines and Overlockers, 3D Printers, Hand Tool and Soldering Irons, Vinyl Cutters and more! To gain access to this equipment, successfully complete a safety induction on your chosen…

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Facility Induction: Laser Cutter

June 28, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Book and use the laser cutter for free, once you’ve successfully completed your induction. The Edge’s open access Makerspace and Fabrication Lab provides the equipment and tools for your curiosity and imagination to come alive. In the basement you’ll have access to a range of resources and equipment including: a CNC Router, Sewing Machines and Overlockers, 3D Printers, Hand Tool and Soldering Irons, Vinyl Cutters and more! To gain access to this equipment, successfully complete a safety induction on your…

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