Steps Toward a Welcoming & Inclusive Library

This year’s presidential election in the United States has been a particularly divisive one, and unfortunately, there has been a spike in hate speech and hate crimes targeting marginalized groups in recent weeks. MakerBridge has always focused on diversity as one of our top prioritiesRead more >

Book Recommendation: Innocent Experiments by Rebecca Onion

Remember this clip from the White House Science Faire of President Obama helping 8th grader Joey Hudy shoot off a marshmallow cannon he made with the help of the folks at Home Depot? So did reporter and author Rebecca Onion, … Read more >

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 >

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