Monthly Archive:: October 2016

Wearable Electronics

One of the best ways to show off LED projects is wearable accessories. In the maker lab we used LED lights, button batteries and electrical wire or copper tape to adhere lights to our projects. Our first project was a vest we made for our local garbage bash fest. The second was glasses that we

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

Is It Time to Rebuild & Retool Public Libraries and Make “TechShops”?

Three things I learned from my Library Maker Space

Having the resources to begin my maker space, and the belief in how it could change lives both in place, I jumped forward with no hesitation. Nothing could stop me. I was the invincible programs librarian with a mission! Almost two years down the road the excitement is still with me, but I have plateaued

Can’t wait to see you at ILA!

Are you heading to the ILA Annual Conference in Idaho Falls? We’d love to see you at one of the many presentations by current SPLAT leaders! THURSDAY 10-11am BoiseCodes: A Citywide Coding Initiative William Nation & Kate Radford, Boise Public Library In March, 2016 the City of Boise launched an initiative called Boise Codes to