Step into the world of makerspaces in libraries, where creativity and learning converge for users of all ages. Whether your library has a dedicated space or brings technology in through programming, this workshop will help you connect emerging technology with programming.
Explore essential tools like 3D printers, electronics, and more. Discover how to host engaging STEM programming with technologies such as Raspberry Pis, wearables, virtual reality, and robotics, whether or not you have a dedicated makerspace. Unleash the potential of DIY creativity in your library!
Presenter: Ellyssa Valenti Kroski
Librarian, homesteader, and editor of 25 Ready-To-Use Sustainable Living Programs for Libraries.
Ellyssa Valenti Kroski is the Director of Information Technology and Marketing at the New York Law Institute as well as an award-winning editor and author of 60 books including Law Librarianship in the Age of AI for which she won the AALL’s 2020 Joseph L. Andrews Legal Literature Award. She is a librarian, an adjunct faculty member at Drexel and San Jose State Universities, and an international conference speaker. She received the 2017 Library Hi Tech Award from the ALA/LITA for her long-term contributions in the area of Library and Information Science technology and its application.
She can be found at: http://www.amazon.com/author/ellyssa