Hyperspace Engage:
Learning to Make the
Future at Your Library
Steve Teeri - @telephase
Valerie Sobczak - @valerieclaires
...
Agenda!
What is a
Makerspace?
Workshops
Tips for Success
What is a Makerspace?
Any Place Where Things are Made
A Kitchen
A Laboratory
We Are All Makers
Theory of Making
Evidence Based Learning (Look What I Made!)
Requires Research and Reading

Inspires Inventive Thinking...
Public Libraries
Hackerspaces are kind of dangerous and usually in
a warehouse on the edge of town, Eeeep!
Public librar...
Academic Libraries
Engineering and Design schools might already
have these tools
Undergrad library can give access for v...
HYPE Makerspace
Inside of HYPE Teen
Center
DPL Main Library
Serves ages 13-18
4,000 Sq. Ft.
Potential Administration
Reaction to Makerspace
Proposal
(Artist’s Rendering)
Community Partnerships
Makerspaces in Hawaii
Maui Makers - mauimakers.com
Oahu Makerspace - oahumakerspace.com

Kauai Makers Club -kauaimakers...
Maker Faire
Detroit Maker Faire
started in 2010
Met all sorts of maker
people in our area
Attend a Maker Faire…

…Or h...
Maker Faire Detroit 2012
HYPE Makerspace
Workshops
8 to 12 week session of workshops
7 workshops per week
Each workshop is 2 hours

Teens can c...
Crafternoon
Papercraft
Cross-Stitch
Knitting
Bike Tech
Learn bicycle
repair &
maintenance
Teens can bring
own bikes in!
Graphic Design
Theory of Design
Wood Block Printing
Silk Screen Printing
Digital Vinyl Cutter
Sewing/Wearables
 Get a Couple
Sewing Machines
 Find Cheap / Free
Remnant Fabric
 Find an experienced
sewing instructor...
3D Printing
 3D Printers Are
Awesome!
 *They Are not
Essential to Starting a
Makerspace
 Printers Cost
Anywhere from $3...
Video Game Programming
 Raspberry Pi!
 Credit Card Size
Linux Computer

 Big Online
Community
 Create Your Own
Minecra...
Electronics / Robotics
 Adafruit.com
 SparkFun.com

 Arduino
Microcontrollers
 Parallax Robotics
Kits
 Robot Petting ...
Tips, Tricks & Resources
 Find staff who are passionate
 Learn from existing makerspaces

 Community partnerships
 Exp...
Tips, Tricks & Resources
 learn.adafruit.com
 instructables.com

 makezine.com
 sparkfun.com
 makeitatyourlibrary.org
Criticisms!
Is this safe?
Is this a “Core Library Service?”
Won’t this take money away from the
collection/programs?
D...
Let’s Be Friends!
Steve Teeri
@telephase
steve.teeri@gmail.com
Valerie Sobczak
@valerieclaires
valerie.sobczak@gmail.com
h...
Questions?
Hyperspace Engage - Hawaii Library Association Annual Conference 2013
Hyperspace Engage - Hawaii Library Association Annual Conference 2013
Hyperspace Engage - Hawaii Library Association Annual Conference 2013
Hyperspace Engage - Hawaii Library Association Annual Conference 2013
Hyperspace Engage - Hawaii Library Association Annual Conference 2013
Hyperspace Engage - Hawaii Library Association Annual Conference 2013
Hyperspace Engage - Hawaii Library Association Annual Conference 2013
Hyperspace Engage - Hawaii Library Association Annual Conference 2013
Hyperspace Engage - Hawaii Library Association Annual Conference 2013
Hyperspace Engage - Hawaii Library Association Annual Conference 2013
Hyperspace Engage - Hawaii Library Association Annual Conference 2013
Hyperspace Engage - Hawaii Library Association Annual Conference 2013
Hyperspace Engage - Hawaii Library Association Annual Conference 2013
Hyperspace Engage - Hawaii Library Association Annual Conference 2013
Hyperspace Engage - Hawaii Library Association Annual Conference 2013
Hyperspace Engage - Hawaii Library Association Annual Conference 2013
Hyperspace Engage - Hawaii Library Association Annual Conference 2013
Hyperspace Engage - Hawaii Library Association Annual Conference 2013
Hyperspace Engage - Hawaii Library Association Annual Conference 2013
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Hyperspace Engage - Hawaii Library Association Annual Conference 2013

  1. 1. Hyperspace Engage: Learning to Make the Future at Your Library Steve Teeri - @telephase Valerie Sobczak - @valerieclaires Hawaii Library Association Annual Conference 2013
  2. 2. Agenda! What is a Makerspace? Workshops Tips for Success
  3. 3. What is a Makerspace? Any Place Where Things are Made A Kitchen A Laboratory We Are All Makers
  4. 4. Theory of Making Evidence Based Learning (Look What I Made!) Requires Research and Reading Inspires Inventive Thinking Promotes Teamwork Builds Confidence
  5. 5. Public Libraries Hackerspaces are kind of dangerous and usually in a warehouse on the edge of town, Eeeep! Public libraries are already trusted community institutions A fun and relaxed way to learn Be excited to go to work, and see what is made!
  6. 6. Academic Libraries Engineering and Design schools might already have these tools Undergrad library can give access for various majors to interface (Discipline Agnostic) Partner with local makerspaces as well Draw on expertise of faculty and staff
  7. 7. HYPE Makerspace Inside of HYPE Teen Center DPL Main Library Serves ages 13-18 4,000 Sq. Ft.
  8. 8. Potential Administration Reaction to Makerspace Proposal (Artist’s Rendering)
  9. 9. Community Partnerships
  10. 10. Makerspaces in Hawaii Maui Makers - mauimakers.com Oahu Makerspace - oahumakerspace.com Kauai Makers Club -kauaimakers.wikispaces.com/ HI Capacity - hicapacity.org/ Hawaii Maker - hawaiimaker.com/
  11. 11. Maker Faire Detroit Maker Faire started in 2010 Met all sorts of maker people in our area Attend a Maker Faire… …Or host a maker meet-up at your library!
  12. 12. Maker Faire Detroit 2012
  13. 13. HYPE Makerspace Workshops 8 to 12 week session of workshops 7 workshops per week Each workshop is 2 hours Teens can continue work on projects outside of the workshops
  14. 14. Crafternoon Papercraft Cross-Stitch Knitting
  15. 15. Bike Tech Learn bicycle repair & maintenance Teens can bring own bikes in!
  16. 16. Graphic Design Theory of Design Wood Block Printing Silk Screen Printing Digital Vinyl Cutter
  17. 17. Sewing/Wearables  Get a Couple Sewing Machines  Find Cheap / Free Remnant Fabric  Find an experienced sewing instructor  Fabulousness!
  18. 18. 3D Printing  3D Printers Are Awesome!  *They Are not Essential to Starting a Makerspace  Printers Cost Anywhere from $300$2200  Plastic Costs around $50/kg ($.05/g)
  19. 19. Video Game Programming  Raspberry Pi!  Credit Card Size Linux Computer  Big Online Community  Create Your Own Minecraft Server!
  20. 20. Electronics / Robotics  Adafruit.com  SparkFun.com  Arduino Microcontrollers  Parallax Robotics Kits  Robot Petting Zoo!
  21. 21. Tips, Tricks & Resources  Find staff who are passionate  Learn from existing makerspaces  Community partnerships  Experienced instructors lead to success  Starting small is not a bad thing
  22. 22. Tips, Tricks & Resources  learn.adafruit.com  instructables.com  makezine.com  sparkfun.com  makeitatyourlibrary.org
  23. 23. Criticisms! Is this safe? Is this a “Core Library Service?” Won’t this take money away from the collection/programs? Does this belong in the Library?!?!?!
  24. 24. Let’s Be Friends! Steve Teeri @telephase steve.teeri@gmail.com Valerie Sobczak @valerieclaires valerie.sobczak@gmail.com http://www.detroitpubliclibrary.org/hype
  25. 25. Questions?
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