The Making in Michigan Libraries project is delighted to announce that registration is open for our one- and three-day maker professional development workshops around the state this summer. From May 10 through late August, we’ll be on the road, from … Read more >
Guest post by Micah Kenfield.
The Champaign-Urbana area has a fairly vibrant maker community, with multiple makerspaces hosting everything from computer programming classes to woodworking. One of our community organizations, the Champaign-Urbana Design Organization (http://thecudo.org/), recently hosted its … Read more >
There are fewer makerspaces in academic libraries than in public ones, and I believe this is due in part to the challenge academic libraries face of having to justify making as important at the level of higher education. Although public libraries … Read more >
Tomorrow I’m leading Penfield Library’s first-ever Crochet 101 workshop. I’ve taught a person or two to crochet over the years, but only individuals; I’ve never had to work with a group before. Since I’m now deep into preparation mode, here’s … Read more >
When I first looked into getting a 3D printing pen for my library, I heard a lot of mixed things. Common complaints were that it was difficult to make anything with 3D pens and that using them was painful for … Read more >