Michael Kusalaba library hosts outer space jewelry making event

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Neighbors | Jessica Harker .Hannah Matulek, a librarian at the Michael Kusalaba library, instructed community members on how to select #D designed for the Outer Space Jewlery making event on July 10..

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Neighbors | Jessica Harker .Librarian Hannah Matulek showed community members how to resize and scale their pendants before printing them using the 3D printer July 10 at the Michael Kusalaba library.

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Neighbors | Jessica Harker .Hannah Matulek selected designs chosen by community members to print using the library's 3D printer at the first Outer Space Jewlery making event July 10.

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Neighbors | Jessica Harker .Community members worked on laptops to create space themed pendant designs to print using the Michael Kusalaba library's 3D printer July 10.

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Neighbors | Jessica Harker .Librarian Hannah Matulek worked with community members to personalize designs on space theme necklaces at the Michael Kusalaba library July 10.

By JESSICA HARKER

jharker@vindy.com

The Michael Kusalaba library hosted an outer space themed jewelry making event on July 10.

Librarian Hannah Matulek hosted the event, using the library’s maker space 3D printer to make space themed pendants.

“I want it to be personalized,” Matulek said. “I want everyone to find their own design.”

Community members started by searching on thingiverse.com for designs of space themed 3D pendants, with Matulek offering a number of suggestions.

After community members made their selections, they were able to load them onto the computer connected to the 3D printer and customize them.

Matulek helped community members select the size of the pendant, and add space to connect the pendant to a chain.

The event was space themed to fit in the library’s summer reading program’s theme, which is “A Universe of Stories.”

For more on upcoming library events, go to www.libraryvisit.org.

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