Hosting a Maker Day

Over spring break this year my library focused on maker and STEAM based activities - we called it Make Your Break! The highlight of the event was a drop-in all ages Maker Mania day where we let library users test, tinker, and try some tech tools and maker stuff. Our event was very successful, bringing … Continue reading Hosting a Maker Day

Review: Racing Robot Learn To Solder Kit

This week, three of us* attended a┬áTinker meeting where we heard about some great technology programs in libraries, felt a little overwhelmed, learned to solder, and built a┬áRacing Robot. Our full review after the jump. *Sharon, Kim, and Heather Robot Basics: What is it? The Racing Robot is made up of two printed circuit boards … Continue reading Review: Racing Robot Learn To Solder Kit