Book-Based Making: Projects to Inspire Young Readers

Presented by: ISTE, Capstone, Demco, MackinMaker, & School Library Journal
Event Date & Time: Thursday, May 17th, 2018

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Our popular series returns with all-new presentations, from the latest trends in maker spaces  and virtual reality to a fresh look at how coding should be taught. Led by top practitioners in the field, these one-hour free programs will offer practical insight into these hot topics in tech, with implications for schools and libraries.


Session 3: Book-Based Making: Projects to Inspire Young Readers

Roll up your sleeves and engage cool project ideas, including upcycling with weeded books and other maker activities that encourage a connection to reading and are just plain fun. Our panel of crafty practitioners will show you how and answer questions in this interactive session.



  • Vanessa Calhoun, Media Specialist, Carrington Middle School
  • Karissa Fast, Children's and Teen Librarian, Fort Erie Public Library
  • Nora Peters, Everybody Wins! Director, Reading is FUNdamental Pittsburgh


  • Sarah Bayliss, Editor, News & Features, School Library Journal

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