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All Washoe County Libraries are closed until further notice, in response to COVID-19. All in-person library events, including community outreaches, have been suspended until further notice. Please follow us on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for email updates for the latest information. Digital library resources remain available at and we are working to add additional virtual events.

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Learn About Sublimation Printing in the Quad

Learn About Sublimation Printing in the Quad

A sublimation printer uses polymer-based dyes and paper to create images, such as a favorite photo. Using a heat press these images are transferred onto a variety of objects such as ceramic tile, wood, metal, plastic and fabric. These objects must be made of polyester, or treated with a polyester coating for sublimation to work. Due to heat and pressure, the dyes are absorbed into the polyester surface of the specially treated item to create a permanent image.


Bring your favorite photo on a flash drive or smartphone and make a photo coaster. Limit 1 per person.

Thursday, September 19, 2019
3:00pm - 5:45pm
The Quad
Downtown Reno Library
Arts & Crafts How-To Makerspace

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