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The Library 2.017 Makerspaces mini-conference recordings have been posted Included are Ben Rearick’s Proposal for a Theoretical Framework for Small & Rural Libraries Supporting Entrepreneurs, Alisha Wilson and Nancy Stetzinger’s Keeping It Fresh: How to Create...

Register (FREE) for the third and final Library 2.017 mini-conferences of the year. “Makerspaces” will be held online on Wednesday, October 11th, from 3:00pm-6:00pm EST. You can attend the mini-conference live or you can watch the recordings at any time afterwards....

Shannon Conner

This is part of a series of Session Notes from grantees who have received Professional Development grants from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries. Each grantee will share their professional development experience and include tips and other resources from the workshop or class....

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is offering the Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) program. The NSF defines ‘informal STEM’ as lifelong learning in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) that takes place across a multitude of designed settings and...

The IMLS has announced the release of a new publication: Making + Learning in Museums and Libraries: A Practitioner’s Guide and Framework, which identifies conditions to support learning in makerspaces. The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh will launch a MOOC (massive open online...

Learn how you can participate in the National Week of Making, to be held June 16-22. Also learn about Nation of Makers and how you can apply for a micro-grant (deadline for grant application is June 1).   ...

Karen Hilbert

This is part of a series of Session Notes from grantees who have received Professional Development grants from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries. Each grantee will share their professional development experience and include tips and other resources from the workshop or class....

The Atlantic featured the Raymond M. Blasco, M. D. Memorial Library in Erie! ...

Map of Attendees

This is part of a series of Session Notes from grantees who have received Professional Development grants from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries. Each grantee will share their professional development experience and include tips and other resources from the workshop or class....

Erin Wincek

This is part of a series of Session Notes from grantees who have received Professional Development grants from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries. Each grantee will share their professional development experience and include tips and other resources from the workshop or class....