Making Against Censorship: Banned Books Week Event

Happy Banned Books Week! For those who don’t know, Banned Books Week is an opportunity to celebrate the freedom to read and to stand up against censorship. As the American Library Association describes it,”While books have been and continue to … Read more >

From the Archives: A Makerspace on a Budget

This week, in From the Archives, we’d like to focus on this excellent guest post from Rachel Goldberg. Though it’s been quite a while since it was written, Michigan Makers is still going strong and is a great model for Read more >

Things Learned on the Road This Summer, Part I

Thanks to funding from IMLS, I spent much of the summer on the road, working with librarians, educators, and community members to envision and think about community-responsive making in rural and underserved communities. Here are some things I learned (or re-learned) … Read more >

Making Space for Diversity

About a week and a half ago, fellow MakerBridge writer Emily and I attended the National Diversity in Libraries Conference to talk about how to work toward diversity and inclusion in makerspaces.

This is a topic we feel strongly about; … Read more >

Making That Triggers Family Memories

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As part of the Making in Michigan Libraries project, we’ve been traveling the state of Michigan this summer for multi-day professional development workshops. On the evening of the second day of the workshop, we host a small MakerFest in the … Read more >

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