Category: Announcements

Gardening at Rodriguez

When I first joined Maker Jawn in the fall, Lauren, the lead Rodriguez mentor at the time, led me into the back of the library and showed me a little garden she had started. There were chili peppers and swiss chard growing. Even though it was too late in the season for us to plant anything else, I was totally… Read more →

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Maker Jawn Website Updates

We’ve been updating our website by adding more resources and showcasing some projects that program participants have worked on over the past year. Some highlights include videos of our 3-part Maker Programming on the Library Floor LSTA Webinar, a documentary about homelessness that inter-generational programming participants made for a college class with Maker Mentor Sean at Cecil B. Moore Library,… Read more →

Join Us For SCRATCH DAY!

Have¬†you ever wished you could add sounds or animations to a drawing you’ve made? Join MakerJawn team members Sari Widman, Goda Trakumaite, Coco Shin, and artist and educator Sebastien Derenoncourt to make your drawings come to life! Participants will be drawing characters, and using the conductive powers of graphite (pencil), a Makey Makey, and Scratch to add interactive elements. We… Read more →

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Upcoming webinar alert: *Make It* – featuring Maker Mentors!

Join us on a youtube streamed webinar on Thursday, February 20th from 11:00am-12:00pm EST as we talk about what it’s been like to implement Maker Mentors as part of our Library Services and Technology Act grant, Design It * Make It * Share It. We’ll discuss methods, philosophy, best practices, and more, and will give time at the end for… Read more →