This site was put together by Mara Siegel and features a collection of resources including books, websites, Facebook groups, and some suppliers that may be useful to librarians interested in putting together makerspaces.
If you’re thinking about adding a 3D printer to your library, this site can be a great resource. Not only does it feature a map displaying libraries worldwide that have 3D printers, it also includes resources to help you develop policies, … Read more >
Robot Test Kitchen is a site created by a group of youth and teen librarians who work with robotics and other maker technologies. The site includes reviews for popular makerspace tools, ideas for programs, and a “True Confessions” section where librarians … Read more >
IFTTT (if this then that) is a really cool web service that you can use to connect disparate apps, social media, or internet accessible objects. If you haven’t heard of it before, I encourage you to check it out at … Read more >
Making digital objects–webpages, gifs, music, you name it–is one of my favorite kinds of making, because as long as I’ve got my computer and a functioning internet connection, I don’t have to worry about other supplies (or mess!). Better yet, … Read more >