Monthly Archive:: April 2016

Why are maker spaces so important?

In the last two weeks I have been doing quite a bit of research for a project I’m working on.  It has given me a new perspective and renewed sense of urgency about the maker movement and the libraries role in it.  But first, I have a confession to make: I became a librarian by mistake.  After becoming

Library Space is a Premium: How will we use it effectively?

A what-y what-y?

I’m excited to share Makey Makeys with you today! Makey Makeys can be used to turn anything conductive into a button for your computer. You can use them with bananas, carrots, water, tinfoil, the list goes on! I’ve used them to teach people about basic circuits, and to get them thinking about how they might