Ives Squared

Learn to Code EIR AND CIR
Community Mixtape Project more…

 

 

The New Haven Free Public Library, an anchor institution of the Elm City Innovation Collaborative, is excited to launch the third round of in-residence appointments for Ives Squared.

 

Samantha (Sammi) Williams, M.S. is a content strategist with over twenty years of writing experience. She founded the content development firm, Sam’s Word, LLC in 2015, with the goal of alleviating the writing burden of others. Writing has been a natural passion for Sammi, and she leverages those skills ​through the facilitation of business development, marketing, and communication workshops. When Sammi is not providing ​training to other businesses, she assists businesses with content development, editing, proofreading, copywriting, and more.

Sammi earned a Master’s in Health Care Administration from the  University of New Haven and a Bachelor’s in Business ​Administration / Human Resource Management from York College – CUNY.  Sammi is also a certified Six Sigma Green Belt ​and Notary Public.

 

 

EIR Office Hours – Virtual Meetings
Tuesdays, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm​ | Thursdays, 2:00 pm-4:00 pm​

Finding Opportunity in the New Normal 2.0  Virtual
Wednesday, May 27, 11-12:30 pm
This presentation will include a review of what precipitated this New Normal & examine how to develop new thought processes to serve us better as we identify the nuggets of Surviving in the New Normal.

Set Your Business Free With PositiviDee  Virtual
Monday, June 1, 11-12 pm
All entrepreneurs and small business owners want to succeed. You will learn how a positively life-changing perspective can be utilized in your business and your personal life.

Post-Pandemic Best Practices for Marketing Your Business  Virtual
Monday, June 15, 1-2:30 pm
Learn the secrets to getting more clients in a New-Normal economy. Develop key strategies to manage your mindset into success after a world crisis to identify the actions you need to take now.

Small Business Financials  Virtual
Friday, June 26, 2-3:30 pm
Mastering financial success in business requires investing time to learn how to maximize your financial portfolio. Learn strategies to put your business on the road towards financial independence.

 


Joel Callaway is a New Haven-based creative professional with a range of experience. He believes in collaboration over competition and looks for opportunities to encourage others in their creative endeavors.

His early career was in graphic design focusing on print. After finishing an undergrad at Albertus Magnus, he successfully completed the Connecticut Film Industry Training program and worked on several production crews for film and tv. He currently works as a photographer as well as teaching multimedia classes at the University of New Haven. 

CIR Office Hours – Virtual Meetings
Tuesdays 4-6 pm | Thursdays 3-5 pm

 

Video Projects with Joel – How to Make Lightbox at Home?
Thinking up different tips and projects that I can share while we’re all in quarantine. Ever need to photograph little knickknacks or maybe a small product? Here’s a hack for building your own light box with stuff you probably have already.


Artrepreneur Series Goes Virtual! 
Join us for a conversation with prominent New Haven artists as they discuss the opportunities and challenges unique to being an artist and an entrepreneur. This series is facilitated by local artist and entrepreneur, Eric Rey. Register to receive the Zoom link invitation one day prior to the event via email.

Tuesday, June 2, 1-2 pm – Paul Bryant Hudson – Local musician and founder of New Haven Sofar Sounds chapter

Wednesday, June 17, 2-3pm – Dylan McDonnell – Local musician and educator

Wednesday, July 15, 2-3pm – Kwadwo Adea – Local visual artist, muralist, and founder of the Adae Fine Art Academy

Friday, July 17, 1-2pm – Chad Browne-Springer – Lead singer for Phat Astronaut


Programs with Creative-in-Residence Ryan Paxton

Basic 3D Modeling
Saturday, June 13, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Join our former Creative-in-Residence, Ryan Paxton, and learn how to use the software program Rhinoceros 3D to model a chess piece that can be printed on a 3D printer. This tutorial is intended to help participants become familiar with the software programs and skills needed for users to design for 3D printing.

3D Modeling: Threaded Nuts and Bolts
Saturday, June 27, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Join our former Creative-in-Residence, Ryan Paxton, and learn how to use the software program Fusion 360 to create a threaded nut and bolt; useful additions to many 3D printing projects. This tutorial is intended to help participants become familiar with the software program and skills needed to design for 3D printing.

 

 

SWITCHBOARD

The Switchboard is the welcoming front door for individuals to connect their interests to opportunity, services, databases and resources inside and outside the Library.

 

Community Mixtape Project

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gather your favorite songs & spread joy through the NHFPL Community Mixtape Project! To join in, simply create a 30min Spotify playlist & share it with us. We will feature your mix on social media & in the library cafe upon reopening. More Details

 

City Facts 2020 Contest
Fill out the quiz using any resource you like and the winners will be entered into a prize raffle at the end of the month!

 

 

EXCHANGE - REGISTER

The Exchange offers an entrepreneurial and social space for collaboration and co-working around business, civic and community issues.

 

Exchange Resources

Collab Office Hours – ***In-Person Office Hours Temporarily Changed to Phone Hours until further notice***  Please visit collabnewhaven.org to make an appointment

Collab is a small business, nonprofit, and for-profit support program committed to serving Connecticut entrepreneurs. Get one-on-one advice about obtaining capital, mentorship, and other resources for entrepreneurs based in Connecticut. For more information about Collab, visit collabnewhaven.org.
Set an appointment

Elmseed Office Hours SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Saturdays, 10-12 pm – Drop-ins welcome!
Address your business questions and concerns with dedicated Yale student volunteers. More information

Artrepreneur Series Goes Virtual! 
Join us for a conversation with prominent New Haven artists as they discuss the opportunities and challenges unique to being an artist and an entrepreneur. This series is facilitated by local artist and entrepreneur, Eric Rey. Register to receive the Zoom link invitation one day prior to the event via email.

Tuesday, June 2, 1-2 pm – Paul Bryant Hudson – Local musician and founder of New Haven Sofar Sounds chapter

Wednesday, June 17, 2-3pm – Dylan McDonnell – Local musician and educator

Wednesday, July 15, 2-3pm – Kwadwo Adea – Local visual artist, muralist, and founder of the Adae Fine Art Academy

Friday, July 17, 1-2pm – Chad Browne-Springer – Lead singer for Phat Astronaut

 

 

TINKER LAB - REGISTER

The Tinker Lab provides the training and tools for experimentation and an introduction to the world of creating and making, an essential element of the 21st-century learner.

Tinker Lab Resources


Learn to Code with Page Swanson

Office hours every Monday from 6:30-8:30 pm, starting June 8. Virtual Meetings

First programming class
Learn to Code: Animated Life in the Browser
June 9 from 6:30-7:30 pm

Learn to use web technologies to build simple models and animate them on your own web page.

 


Equipment Certification click the date to register

3D Printer Makerbot Level 1

3D Printer Prusa Level 2 Note: ***You must be certified with the Makerbot before you may take the Prusa class.

Laser Cutter Basics Level 1

Laser Cutter Rotary Attachment Level 2 Note: ***You must be fully certified with the laser cutter before you may take the rotary attachment class.

Vinyl Cutter Note: We are currently performing maintenance on our vinyl cutter.  Thanks for your patience!

Carving Machine

Spanish Certification: By appointment only.

CREATIVE PROGRAMS

SKILLSHARE PROGRAMS 

GRAPHIC DESIGN PROGRAMS

 

 

RESOURCES

 

CAFé

 

The Café and patio are open!   

We are excited to announce the arrival of our new partner, Orchid Café on the Green.  Orchid Café actively employs graduates and current students of ConnCAT’s culinary arts program and is intended to help local talent “transform their lives” through culinary arts. Orchid Café on the Green, located at the New Haven Free Public Library’s Ives Main Branch, will be their second café location to open. In this partnership, we are excited to support community-focused programming and exceptional hospitality.  Stay tuned for updates, special events and more!

 The Café is an ideal spot for networking and social gatherings offering beverages and snacks to relax and recharge as well as a patio overlooking the New Haven Green.

 

 

 

 

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CONTACT US

If you have any questions you can call 203.946.8130 ext.140

 

 

Learn more about the Elm City Innovation Collaborative.


Ives Squared is made possible with support from: