Library Makerspaces• What is a makerspace?• What do they do?
Why?“Instead of trying to interest kids in science as receivedknowledge, it’s possible to equip them to do science, givingthem both the knowledge and the tools to discover it. Insteadof building better bombs, emerging technology can help buildbetter communities.”-Neil Gershenfeld
Our Mission and AccessThe mission of the Fayetteville Free Library is toprovide free and open access to ideas andinformation.Our philosophy is to provide free and open access to:Content * Technology * Spaces * Each otherTo help community members transform their own lives.
Culture of InnovationWhat is it?How do you create it?
Barriers to Innovation Funding Decision Makers Space Safety/Liability
Thank you!Heather MatzelDirector of Patron Serviceshmatzel@fflib.orgMargaret PortierDirector of Innovative FamilyServicesmportier@fflib.org@tophileFayetteville Free Librarywww.fflib.org@fayettevillelibFAQs for Librarians:www.fflib.org/makerfaqsMaking!www.fflib.org/makeFacebookwww.facebook.com/fayfreelibrary