Author: makerjawn

“KEN Cooks” Finale!

This spring the Kensington library hosted a party for the children and families that have participated in “KEN Cooks”, a special Maker Jawn program made possible by a Curiosity Creates grant given to us by the Association for Library Service to Children. The party included a screening of all the cooking shows we have made during the program, including a special “behind the… Read more →

The uniqueness of being maker (or how I stopped worrying and learned to love hot glue).

May was a month of much self-reflection for this maker mentor.  I started thinking about how I could lessen my footprint on the daily programing.  We have been to ask to think about our collaborations with other programs and people in the library system.  And lastly, I’ve wondered about my place in this program and the future of the program… Read more →

All Staff Day 2016

EVENT REVIEW: All Staff Day DATE: April 20, 2016 It was my first All Staff Day with the Free Library of Philadelphia, so I did not know what to expect. I arrived at Central Library first thing in the morning, and was surprised to see so many people. However, I was quite pleased to see a few familiar faces. Maker Jawn ran two workshops… Read more →