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MAKESHOP!
Art &Tech in the Library LAB
Summer Series 2016
Goals
■ Explorelibrary resources and work
with technology (new & old!) to
educate patrons
■ Discovernew ways to make,
lear...
Proposed Events
■ 3 Structured Workshops
– Meet, Make, Swap
– Altered BooksWorkshop
– Power of Paper
■ Recurring Events
– ...
Meet, Make, Swap
■ Remixed sculptures
■ Making for the sake of
making
■ Connect with large local
Maker community
Meet, Make, Swap
■ Audience
– 10 – 15 people
– Children, youth, parents
– Local Maker community MakeVentura
■ Supplies
– D...
Altered BooksWorkshop
■ Art Objects
■ Re-covering books
■ Personal journal
Altered BooksWorkshop
■ Supplies
■ Budget
■ Group size
■ Staffing
■ Audience
– 10 – 15 people
– Children, youth, parents
■...
Altered BooksWorkshop
Power of Paper
■ Educating & exploring circuits
■ Easy, fun, creative
Paper Circuits
■ Budget: $130 per 30 participants
■ Guided activity
■ 13+ audience
■ Staff support
Recurring & Continuing Events
■ Lego LAB
■ Open Maker Lab
Hour of Code
- Weekly opportunities for anyone to
come learn to code
- Reserve computers in both adult &
youth area
Funding Opportunities
■ Awesome Foundation: http://www.awesomefoundation.org/
– $1000, disbursed monthly
■ Ezra Jack Keats...
Further Grant Opportunities
■ Sparks! IgnitionGrants for Libraries: https://www.imls.gov/grants/available/sparks-
ignition...
■ Explorelibrary resources and work with
technology (new & old!) to educate patrons
■ Discovernew ways to make, learning &...
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Makeshop!

A presentation on a proposed set of STEM-themed summer events in a public library makerspace. Created as part of a job interview.

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Makeshop!

  1. 1. MAKESHOP! Art &Tech in the Library LAB Summer Series 2016
  2. 2. Goals ■ Explorelibrary resources and work with technology (new & old!) to educate patrons ■ Discovernew ways to make, learning & teaching new skills to enrich patron lives ■ Connect with the community and engage our audience
  3. 3. Proposed Events ■ 3 Structured Workshops – Meet, Make, Swap – Altered BooksWorkshop – Power of Paper ■ Recurring Events – Lego LAB – Library LAB OpenWorkshop – Hour of Code
  4. 4. Meet, Make, Swap ■ Remixed sculptures ■ Making for the sake of making ■ Connect with large local Maker community
  5. 5. Meet, Make, Swap ■ Audience – 10 – 15 people – Children, youth, parents – Local Maker community MakeVentura ■ Supplies – Donations – Reusable & recyclable materials – Hot glue guns & glue sticks – $40 per every 9 people
  6. 6. Altered BooksWorkshop ■ Art Objects ■ Re-covering books ■ Personal journal
  7. 7. Altered BooksWorkshop ■ Supplies ■ Budget ■ Group size ■ Staffing ■ Audience – 10 – 15 people – Children, youth, parents ■ Supplies – Donated books – recyclable materials, glue gun, paint, paintbrushes, craft supplies ■ Budget: $125 per every 15 persons
  8. 8. Altered BooksWorkshop
  9. 9. Power of Paper ■ Educating & exploring circuits ■ Easy, fun, creative
  10. 10. Paper Circuits ■ Budget: $130 per 30 participants ■ Guided activity ■ 13+ audience ■ Staff support
  11. 11. Recurring & Continuing Events ■ Lego LAB ■ Open Maker Lab
  12. 12. Hour of Code - Weekly opportunities for anyone to come learn to code - Reserve computers in both adult & youth area
  13. 13. Funding Opportunities ■ Awesome Foundation: http://www.awesomefoundation.org/ – $1000, disbursed monthly ■ Ezra Jack Keats Foundation mini-grant: http://www.ezra-jack-keats.org/how-to-apply- for-a-mini-grant/ – $500, March 2016
  14. 14. Further Grant Opportunities ■ Sparks! IgnitionGrants for Libraries: https://www.imls.gov/grants/available/sparks- ignition-grants-libraries – $10,000 to $25,000, February 2016 ■ INFY Makers Awards: http://www.infymakers.com/ – $10,000, info on winter cycle coming Dec 4th ■ LRG InnovatorsChallenge: http://educatorinnovator.org/lrng2015/ – $20,000, January 13, 2016
  15. 15. ■ Explorelibrary resources and work with technology (new & old!) to educate patrons ■ Discovernew ways to make, learning & teaching new skills to enrich patron lives ■ Connect with the community and engage our audience MAKESHOP! Art &Tech in the Library LAB

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