Moving Beyond the Stacks
Libraries as Centers for Creation & Collaboration
9:00—9:30: South Central Chapter Business Meeting
9:45—10:45: 3D Printing for Newbies ‐ No Experience Necessary. Presented by Greg Szczyrbak. Learn the basics of 3D printing while watching a live demonstration. Raft, filament, PLA, and STL? You may not be familiar with these terms yet, but by the end of the presentation you will learn their meaning in the context of a 3D print from start to finish using free software and a consumer level 3D printer.
11:00—12:00: 3D Printing: Education through “Replication.” Presented by Ashleigh Faith. This session will showcase how 3D printing is being used in education, as well at its uses in various working industries. Learn how students are being educated using 3D printing technology.
12:00—1:00: Lunch. Will include an assortment of wraps, pasta salad, chips, dessert, and beverages. Please indicate any dietary restrictions on your registration form.
1:00—2:00: Fake It ‘Til You Make It: The Trials and Tribulations of a MakerSpace. Presented by William T. Fee. This session will highlight the process involved in setting up the State Library’s new MakerSpace, with special focus on stumbling blocks and critical decisions made during the process.
2:15—3:15: Making at Martin Library: Robotics, Tech Club, Engineers Week and More! Presented by Laura O’Grady and Reed Apostol. Laura, Youth Services Librarian, and Reed, Teen Services Librarian, have spent the past year focused on planning and implementing STEM programming at Martin Library. This has included forming a competitive Robotics team, implementing a weekly tech club, hosting tech workshops and planning a week long series of programs for Engineers Week. This session will give an overview of how other libraries can take these ideas and modify them to meet the needs of their library.
3:15—3:30: Wrap Up and Evaluation