Category Archives: MakerSpace

MakerSpace Planning Experiences – For Chicago Area H.S./M.S. Librarians

Tuesday, July 7 – 10 am – 2 pm RSVP (Link at top of post)

Glenbard South High School
23W200 Butterfield Rd.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137


  • Google Hangout with MakerSpace Expert – Colleen Graves (TX) “How to Start MakerSpace Programing”
  • UpCycling Mini-Lesson with Erin Wyatt – Highland M.S. Libertyville
  • MakerSpace Model Lesson – TBD

COMPLETED: Tuesday, June 23 – 10 am – 2 pm  (RSVP Link at top of post)
Glenbard South High School LIBRARY
23W200 Butterfield Rd.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Park in big lot by football field. Enter through Main Entrance (clearly marked by football field)

MakerSpaces –  Best Practices for Starting Out
Google Hangout- MakerSpace Expert – Laura Fleming, New Milford H.S. (10:30-11:15)

Google Hangout – MakerSpace Expert Diana Rendina-Stewart Middle Magnet School, Tampa, FL (11:15-12:00)

MakerSpace Start-Up – Interactive Experiences with these:  (12-2)

  • 3-D Printer
  • LittleBits
  • MakeyMakey
  • Sphero
  • Arduino Board

Summer MakerSpace Planning Experiences for MS/HS Librarians – Chicago Area –
Mark your Calendars  – DATES & AGENDAS ANNOUNCED
Come when you can! RSVP Here

Summer is such a great time to read, learn, think and plan.
Over 45 Chicago Area Teacher Librarians are currently signed up and interested in learning more about planning a  MakerSpace for their school library and with sharing ideas

Thursday, June 25  –  1 pm to 3 pm RSVP (Link at top of post)
Maker Lab Tour
There’s Room for 9 MORE People!
Check this confirmation spreadsheet to see if space is available!

Harold Washington Public Library
400 S. State Street
Chicago IL 60605

Sign-up Here if you want to be added to my MakerSpace Planners email group for reminders.** Optional Read: Best Practices in Establishing a MakerSpace for Your School by Laura Fleming
$18.70 (Direct from Corwin Publishing w shipping to Chicago area