October 23-25 Monterey Marriott
Monterey, California
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Sunday, October 22, 2017

W6 - Makerspace Road Map: Practical Tips & Strategies

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Dr. Tod Colegrove, Head of DeLaMare Library, University of Nevada, Reno
Chad Mairn, Librarian, Innovation Lab Manager, St. Petersburg College
Brian Pichman, Director of Strategic Innovation, Evolve Project

Making is becoming a core part of the mission for more libraries. Not just public, academic, and school libraries, but also corporate libraries are creating more innovative spaces for their users and customers. If you are in the process of starting a maker’s club/ hub, innovation lab, applying for a making grant, developing a makerspace, building a STEM learning or entrepreneurship program, or exploring possibilities around making at your library, this workshop is a must-attend for you! Full of practical tips and tricks, this workshop provides you with a road map for building a makerspace for your community. It includes many examples of successful strategies and programs and shares the experiences and lessons learned from practitioners.

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