How to Run an Awesome Makers Club in Your Library
An after-school (or during school) Makers Club is a great way to jump-start a makerspace program in your library. Whether you already have a thriving makerspace or are just beginning one, forming an after-school group is ideal for diving deep into projects and building up a culture of making in your library. Learn strategies for getting started, setting norms and procedures, balancing design challenges with free exploration, and creating a reflection and sharing piece for students.

Join us to learn how to:

Create an actionable plan to start a Makers Club at your school
Create norms and procedures for your club
Plan projects and activities for your club
Support a maker culture within your library

SLC is pleased to offer 1 hour of professional development credit for all qualified webinar participants*! 

Diana Rendina, MLIS, is the media specialist at Tampa Preparatory School in Tampa, FL. Prior to this, she was the media specialist at Stewart Middle Magnet School, where she transformed their library and piloted their makerspace program. Diana, the winner of the 2016 ISTE Outstanding Young Educator Award and the 2015 AASL Frances Henne Award for emerging leaders, is active in the ISTE Librarians Network, AASL and FAME. She is an international speaker on the Maker Movement and learning space design. Diana is a coauthor of Challenge-Based Learning in the School Library Makerspace and the author of Reimagining Library Spaces: Transform Your Space on Any Budget. Find her online at her blog RenovatedLearning.com and on Twitter @DianaLRendina.

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