The teens involved in every step of the planning process for The Mix helped make this teen zone the place to be. Explore the results as Manager Cathy Cormier takes us on a virtual tour of the multiple
Re-imagining a public library in the age of the maker and hacker, the Fayetteville Free Library (FFL) in New York State is the first public library to create a maker space in the United States. Lauren
Librarians in a Knoxville, TN school district got a grant to build four maker space carts that rotate among schools. Find out what they bought and why.
A library makerspace is an area and/or service that offers library patrons an opportunity to create intellectual and physical materials using resources such as computers, 3-D printers, audio and video
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They’ve long served as communal gathering spots, but these civic institutions are becoming gateways to technological tinkering.
The new Digital Commons shows how libraries are responding to the needs of their patrons in the modern age.
Maker spaces in libraries are the latest step in the evolving debate over what public libraries’ core mission is or should be. From collecting in an era of scarce resources to curation in an era of ov
In his presentation at the 2012 Computers in Libraries conference, Fiacre O’Duinn defined Maker culture as “learning through hands-on creation; a combination of technology, art, and citizen science; a
Over the past year , the Fayetteville Free Library (FFL) has enjoyed the successful rollout of its Fabulous Laboratory (Fab Lab), a Maker space that resulted from the library’s commitment to community
MakerBridge is a community for everyone interested in the maker movement, especially in libraries, schools, and other educational settings.
When was the last time you went to the library looking for a book? How about a 3D printer? The Fayetteville Free Library, a public library in upstate New York, plans to offer its community both option
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Explore the links below for some examples of how makerspaces are being incorporated into both academic and public library settings. Many of these makerspaces include 3D printing services, but most...
How does an academic library create a vibrant, engaging, hands-on learning environment that spurs student/faculty collaboration and innovation? Learn about our…
During the past year, makerspaces have been gaining traction in libraries. A makerspace is a place where people come together to design and build projects. Makerspaces typically provide access to m…