Teens Create in the Library: Using Makerspaces and Maker Labs
Date: Tuesday, April 1
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Sponsor: Vendor Relations Committee
Maker labs, or makerspaces, as they are often called are the hot new concept in library programs, especially for teens. This presentation will focus on what they are and how teens use them. Tools for successful start-up, implementation and how to overcome the barriers of finding space will be covered.
Lynne Craddock, Public Library specialist, Amigos Library Services
Lynne is a Dallas native with extensive library experience. She served as Unit Manager for the Dallas Public Library, where she developed teen center programs for several of the libraries branches. Prior to her service at DPL, Lynne was a Government Documents Librarian with the Cedar Rapids (IA) Public Library and an Information Specialist with the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library in Atlanta, Georgia. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Texas A&M University, Commerce and a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Studies from Atlanta University, Atlanta, Georgia.