DIY Terrarium Workshop – Library Program Guide

Turns out terrariums and the library are a great mix! I’ve run this DIY Terrarium workshop twice and both times it’s been full (20 attendees) with a wait list! With the right know-how and resources librarians can run this workshop themselves. And it can be done for less than $40 for 20 people.… Read More DIY Terrarium Workshop – Library Program Guide

Teen Programming: Video Game Party in the Library

Video Games and libraries are a perfect mix! Video games are all about storytelling, fun, and artwork. Libraries can run dynamic video game programs for teens – and you don’t need expensive video game consoles to do it. I decided to run a Video Game Party for the end of the year maker lunch in… Read More Teen Programming: Video Game Party in the Library

Teen Makerspace Program: Recycle Mania in the Library

When it comes to crafting, there are two types of people: those who want the detailed step-by-step instructions, and those who want the freedom to explore on their own. This month, at the Cambridge Idea Exchange, I made a deliberate effort to include opportunities for both types of people. For the instruction lovers I created… Read More Teen Makerspace Program: Recycle Mania in the Library