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School Library System - WSWHE BOCES: MakerSpaces

Information and Resources for School Librarians

Makerspace Movement


Leslie Preddy

Other Resources

A Librarian’s Guide to Makerspaces: 16 Resources - Articles, blog posts, events, and makerspace directories.


Makerspace Resources - Example videos, blog posts and blogs to follow, project ideas and resources, books and articles suggestions, Ted Talks, and webinars.


Makerspace Resources

Beginner's Guide to MakerSpaces (provided by SpringShare LibGuides)


Creating a School Library Makerspace: The Beginning of a Journey - Answers questions on where to start, with links to other resources.


America was built by makers — curious, enthusiastic amateur inventors whose tinkering habit sparked whole new industries. At TED@MotorCity, MAKE magazine publisher Dale Dougherty says we're all makers at heart, and shows cool new tools to tinker with, like Arduinos, affordable 3D printers, even DIY satellites.

Other Makerspace Information

AASL's Library Makerspace website with links to articles, books, library websites and blogs, and other online resources.


School Librarians Push for more "Maker Spaces" - The evolution and impact of the student-centered maker movement.

Thinking Outside the "Makerspace" Box