WHAT IS A MAKERSPACE?
Makerspaces are collaborative learning environments where people come together to share materials and learn new skills… makerspaces are not necessarily born out of a specific set of materials or spaces, but rather a mindset of community partnership, collaboration, and creation.
--- Library as a Makerspace Project
At it’s core, a Makerspace is a community space where everyone from students to adults and other organizations can come to discover new technologies, learn about them, collaborate with others and turn their ideas into an actual product.
Building Our Tech Knowledge and Skills
One of the core objectives of a Makerspace is to introduce new technologies to everyone from students to corporations. By demonstrating new technology and instructing on how to facilitate their everyday use, we will elevate the core knowledge of of community and companies. From 3D Printing, robotics, laser cutting and more, the skills that we teach today will advance the Shore’s tech abilities
TED TALKS About Makerspaces
Take a look at some of these great TEDx videos that help define what the makerspace movement is all about.