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Slides from a Presentation on Makerspaces at the New Jersey Library Association Adult Services Forum 10/22/2012

Slides from a Presentation on Makerspaces at the New Jersey Library Association Adult Services Forum 10/22/2012

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  • 1. Libraries & Maker Culture2012 NJLA Adult Services Forum Allen McGinley
  • 2. Fayetteville (NY) Free Libraryhttp://fflib.org/about-us/services/fablab
  • 3. Photo credit Ellen Abbott/WRVP Fayetteville Librarys Makerbot http://wrvo.org/post/fayettevilles-high-tech-fab-lab
  • 4. Westport Public LibraryWestport, CTwestportlibrary.orgOpened July 2012Features: 3D printer, andMaker-in-Residence JosephSchott
  • 5. Westport (CT) Librarys MakerSpacehttp://www.makerlibrarian.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/MakerSpace.jpg
  • 6. westportlibrary.org
  • 7. http://www.westportlibrary.org/1130
  • 8. http://www.westportlibrary.org/services/maker-space
  • 9. Escondido (CA) Public Librarys LibraryYOU Projecthttp://libraryyou.escondido.org/
  • 10. Oak Park Public Librarys Idea Box http://oppl.org/events/idea-box
  • 11. Oak Park Public Librarys Idea Box: Best Bookshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/shifted/7891164672/
  • 12. Piscataway Pilot Project Proposal• Mobile maker space for teens• Feature 3d printing, crafting & basic DIY• Program-oriented, featuring workshops with library staff and local entrepreneurs• Mobile enough to take the makerspace to library branches and local schools• Major goals: o Support of STEM educational goals o Nurture creative, collaborative & entrepreneurial spirit in teenagers
  • 13. Join this group NOW MakerSpaces and the Participatory Library https://www.facebook.com/groups/librarymaker/
  • 14. Resources• The Library as Incubator Project http://www.libraryasincubatorproject.org/• Maker Librarian http://www.makerlibrarian.com/• ALA & Library Boing Boing (coming soon?) http://boingboing.net/tag/library
  • 15. In the News• The future of higher education: reshaping universities through 3d printing (10/19/12)• Westport Library MakerSpace, CT - An interview with Bill Derry, assistant director (10/15/12)• Maker Spaces in Libraries: An expert takes us through the how, why and why nots (10/2012)• The Makings of Maker Spaces, Part 1: Space for Creation, Not Just Consumption (10/1/2012)• Fountaindale Library to Build Dream Space for Digital Media Creation (9/25/2012)
  • 16. Watch• Maker Space at the Westport (CT) Library http://youtu.be/K0LkGJFjh38• Oak Park (IL) Public Librarys Idea Box http://youtu.be/CVMM_KvP_k4• What is LibraryYOU? http://vimeo.com/51259871• MakerBot Replicator - First Run Experience http://youtu.be/m4Odom-XyBk
  • 17. Allen McGinleyHead of User ServicesKennedy BranchPiscataway Public Libraryamcginley@piscatawaylibrary.orghttp://linkedin.com/in/allenmcginleyhttp://www.facebook.com/mcginleyhttp://www.slideshare.net/mcginley2