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Make it here : inciting creativity and innovation in your library

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"This is an ideal resource for joining the maker movement, no matter the size of your public library or resource level"--
"Libraries of all sizes and resource levels are finding ways to support community innovation and creativity through maker programming--and 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"--

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  • ISBN: 9781610695541 (paperback : acid-free paper)
  • ISBN: 1610695542 (paperback : acid-free paper)
  • Physical Description: xi, 195 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
  • Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2015]

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-194).
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Why should we encourage creativity in the library? -- Makerspace profile: Thinklab at University of Mary Washington -- Makerspace profile: Mountain View Public Library -- Meet the makerspace -- Makerspace profile: Allen County Public Library -- Makerspace profile: Georgetown Branch, Allen County Public Library -- Finding the right makerspace mix -- Makerspace profile: Johnson County, Kansas Public Libraries -- Makerspace profile: North Carolina State University Libraries -- Working with staff -- Staff profile: Janet Hollingsworth of Anythink Brighton Library -- Makerspace profile: Jefferson County, Colorado Libraries -- Making a plan -- Makerspace profile: Missoula, Montana Public Library -- Makerspace profile: Burton Barr Public Library in Phoenix, Arizona -- Bits vs. atoms : media labs and makerspaces -- Makerspace profile: Skokie Public Library Digital Media Lab -- Funding and support -- Makerspace profile: Denver Public Library -- Makerspace profile: Grand Valley State University -- Launching your makerspace -- Makerspace profile: The Bubbler, Madison, Wisconsin Public Library -- Operations -- Makerspace profile: The Free Library of Philadelphia -- Makerspace profile: Hype Teen Center, Detroit Public Library -- Programming -- Online Resource, Make it your library -- Building on your success -- Makerspace profile: Witherle Memorial Library in Castine, Maine -- Makerspace profile: The Fayetteville Free Library Fab Lab -- Appendix A. Original Anythink Brighton makerspace grant proposal -- Appendix B. Anythink digital learning lab grant proposal.
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"This is an ideal resource for joining the maker movement, no matter the size of your public library or resource level"-- Provided by publisher.
"Libraries of all sizes and resource levels are finding ways to support community innovation and creativity through maker programming--and 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"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Libraries > Activity programs.
Libraries and community.
Makerspaces.
Do-it-yourself work.
Libraries > Activity programs > United States > Case studies.
Makerspaces > United States > Case studies.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Library & Information Science / General.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Study & Teaching.
Genre: Case studies.


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