Screen Shot 2013-12-13 at 10.22.22 AM

Maker Celebration on Saturday, December 14th!

We couldn’t be more excited for our second Maker Celebration! Come to the lobby of our Parkway Central Library on this Saturday, December 14th from 11:00am to 3:00pm to play with and learn about how you can incorporate low-cost, easy-to-learn creative technology in your home and classroom. We’ll have maker stations set up where you can create beats with pizza… Read more →

Community-Embedded Design: Connected Messages at the Free Library of Philadelphia

Connected Messages is a maker initiative funded by a Project:Connect grant, and developed by the Free Library of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education and School of Design (eCrafting.org). It was implemented in five library locations across Philadelphia during the summer of 2013. The goal was to introduce youth to electronics and technology through the lens of art and community dialogue. We built… Read more →


Maker Celebration on Saturday!

We’re gearing up for our Maker Celebration on Saturday the 17th from 10am to 2pm and could not be more excited. Connected Messages is finishing the final touches on their murals, and the teens and kids are practicing their presentations. We’re putting together the final participant list, and are excited to show some last-minute additions: Village of Arts and Humanities… Read more →