Library Makerspaces: Participatory Play in the Library

Friday, June 28, 2013 -
8:30am to 4:00pm

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Speaker: Kelly Knowles, Oak Park Public Library
Speaker: Matt Hamilton, Anythink, a Revolution of Rangeview Libraries
Speaker: Meg Backus, 4th Floor, Chattanooga Public Library
Speaker: Monica Harris, Oak Park Public Library
Speaker: Trent Miller, Madison Public Library

Interested in getting started with participatory programming, makerspaces, and the DIY revolution? Learn about how other libraries are getting their patrons creating physical content and collaborating with the community, often on a shoestring budget. Join us and find out how to incorporate creation and collaboration in your library at any starting point.

Participants will hear firsthand accounts from the library innovators who are working with their communities to create new opportunities for learning and making. They'll also get inspired and play along with us as they get real hands on experience creating robots, crafts, and works of art with local experts. Most importantly, those attending will get creatively connected and have fun doing it.

Type of Library: 
$235, LITA member; $350, ALA member; $495 non-member
Last Updated: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 3:15pm CDT
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We're very excited about this preconference, and we're looking forward to seeing everyone on June 28th. I just want to make sure everyone who has added this preconference to their schedule has registered in advance or plans to pay the fee onsite.

See you soon!

Would you be willing to share the PowerPoint presentation with us? Thanks for a great workshop!