Talking About Makerspaces at ALA

Another American Library Association Annual Conference has come and gone, and makerspaces were definitely among the hot topics. Ellen Gustafson, Rachel Goldberg, and I represented the Michigan Makers project at a poster session and chatted with lots of maker-oriented folks.… Read more >

Maker/Library Partnerships: An Interview with Terence O’Neill

Public libraries are a popular venue for makerspaces and maker activities, but many libraries may have concerns about budget, space, and lack of staff expertise. Developing partnerships with local makerspaces and maker organizations can often help a library offer these … Read more >

Q&A: The Ann Arbor Mini Maker Faire and Beyond

MakerBridge chatted this week with Emily Puckett Rodgers, special projects librarian at the University of Michigan, open education advocate, and co-organizer of the Ann Arbor Mini Maker Faire, about how Maker Faires connect neighbors and ignite creativity.

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