Libraries of all sizes and resource levels are finding ways to support community innovation and creativity through maker programmingaand successful programs don't require dedicating an entire area of the library to makerspace activities or sophisticated technologies such as 3D printers. Make It Here: Inciting Creativity and Innovation in Your Library provides a complete, step-by-step guide for starting a makerspace program at your library and follows through with instructions for operation and building on your success. This book takes you step-by-step through starting your maker programafrom finding the right qmakerspace mix, q making a plan, and working with staff to establishing funding and support, launching your makerspace, and evaluating and refining your programs. The authors provide guidance based on their personal experiences in creating and developing maker programs in their libraries as well as feedback and lessons learned from library makers across the country. You'll see how easy it can be to bring their ideas to life in ways that will empower your community, and be encouraged to be bold and think outside of the box when imagining the possibilities.... which funded Makerspace development at Multnomah Public Library (in partnership with Oregon Museum of Science). Chicago Public Library secured funding for a pop-up Maker Lab and produced a guidebook for other libraries based ... Denver Public Library ran a wellcrafted campaign to expand its Idea Lab this way.
|Title||:||Make It Here: Inciting Creativity and Innovation in Your Library|
|Author||:||Matthew Hamilton, Dara Hanke|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2014-12-04|