Recorded Tuesday February 23, 2016, with an energetic and inspiring audience of peers, Karen Jensen, Teen Librarian Toolbox blogger and YA Services Coordinator at the Public Library of Mount Vernon, Megan Blakemore, a celebrated children’s author and elementary librarian from South Portland, Maine and Derrick Mason from the Idea Factory at Pueblo City-County District Library in Colorado shared their experiences turning maker project ideas into realities and answer questions about SLJ‘s upcoming Maker Workshop. Find out what it’s like to complete and successfully implement a truly amazing maker project!


In this archived presentation, renowned K-5 art teacher Tricia Fuglestad shares lessons you can emulate, including a light-up robot lesson. Recorded Oct 7, 2015, as part of the Fall Maker Workshop.


“I found this course to be a great learning experience. It helped me to formulate a proposal and gave me the step by step process on how to reach my goal.... I am excited to begin my makerspace adventure and look forward to seeing it become a reality.”

- Library Assistant, Ontario, Canada

Past Maker Workshops

Fall 2015
Summer 2015