Monday, April 15, 2013

Make a cool project with us - National Library Week starts today!

Drop by and celebrate National Library Week with us!
Today (Monday, 4/15) come by between 10am - 1pm to learn the basics of making a simple stitch-bound book, or print your own celebrity-style READ poster.

All week long (April 15-19) you can come by to add to our "Words On The Move" Mobile Magnetic Poetry Board or our “MAKE / READ” Collaborative String Art Installation.

We hope to see you soon!  For the full schedule of events and activities, see the schedule here:

Monday, April 8, 2013

Free "Makerspace" Workshops to Celebrate National Library Week!

CSM faculty from biology, physics, chemistry, engineering, and the Library are hosting free drop-in workshops and events in the CSM Library to celebrate National Library Week (April 15-19). This year we are introducing "Makerspaces" to CSM. All CSM students, faculty, and staff are invited to drop in for any of the events listed here:

Highlights of events happening next week: 
  • "Words On The Move" Mobile Magnetic Poetry Board
  • “MAKE / READ” Collaborative String Art Installation
  • Book-making and READ posters with your favorite book
  • Yarn Bomb a Bookcart  
  • Empower and Get the Most Out of Your Digital Device 
  • Get Free eBooks, Textbooks, and Audiobooks on your Smartphone or Tablet – Drop-in Help 
  • Smartphone Projectors and Optics 
  • Jewelry Making 
  • MakerBot 3-D Printer Demonstration 
  • Build a Terrarium
 All workshop and event attendees will be entered to win free tickets to Maker Faire Bay Area (May 18 - 19) at the San Mateo County Event Center. More information about the Maker Faire available here: