Friday, August 11, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 noon, EST

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Marston is about a 10 minute walk northeast of the Visitor Welcome Center parking garage.


Made@UF Lab
UF Marston Science Library
444 Newell Drive
Gainesville, FL 32611

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NEFLIN Makerspaces Interest Group - Gainesville (08/11/17) 

This month, we will meet at the Made@UF Lab at the University of Florida in Gainesville.  The meeting will begin with a tour of the space led by University Librarian Sara R. Gonzalez.  Afterwards, Jeremy Yates will lead a discussion - we hope you will join us!

The Makerspaces Interest Group is designed to be a networking and resource tool as well as a forum for new ideas.

We welcome:

  • Those wishing to start a new makerspace or build an existing one – who want to know what to buy and how to fundraise;
  • Those looking to create fresh and exciting makerspace programs for all ages using the equipment they already have; and
  • Those who want to know how to talk to patrons about makerspace services, programs, and equipment – beyond just the buzzwords.

Facilitator: Jeremy Yates, Putnam County Library System

Jeremy Yates is the Special Programs Coordinator and Marketing and Makerspace Manager at the Headquarters Palatka Library. The Putnam County Library System was one of the recipients of a $10,000 Innovation Grant from NEFLIN in 2015, which they used to kick start their mobile makerspace program. Since then, the makerspace has traveled to all five branches of the system (monthly) and to schools and organizations serving children and teens throughout the county (like 4-H and Girl Scouts).

Cost: NEFLIN Interest Groups are free of charge and are open to NEFLIN members only.  Registration is strongly encouraged.