Month: February 2014


Reaching all 54 branches! Expanding Maker Programming through Librarians and Teens!

K-Fai and Barbara have recently begun working with the Free Library’s Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program (LEAP) to create maker curriculum to be used by Teen Leadership Assistants (TLAs) in neighborhood libraries systemwide (54 branches!). We’re excited to expand maker programming throughout the entire library system, and this morning had the pleasure of leading some Adult/Teen Librarians in maker programming. Many… Read more →


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 →