Libraries are more than a storage house for books; they are friendly places for discovery! Do it yourself (DIY) culture has permeated into libraries giving patrons of all ages a chance to create interesting things. These collaborative learning environments, sometimes called makerspaces, are spaces where people can share innovative ideas and learn new skills. Makerspaces are a perfect fit in libraries primarily because it helps to enhance a library’s mission, which is to encourage lifelong learning.
In this webinar:
• Learn what a makerspace is and what it could mean for your library patrons.
• Discover a variety of resources to help build a great makerspace.
• Gain an appreciation as to what other libraries are doing in this new exciting space.
• Acquire numerous programming ideas to help foster creativity and learning.