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This is the text version of our talk at Internet Librarian International 2018.

Introduction

As a creative technology company, we work with libraries on makerspace and maker education projects as well as software development and installations such as our LibraryWalls project. Basically, we s...

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We were very excited to have been invited to attend the first ever Maker Education (un)conference in the UK held on the 7th July 2018 at the Edge Hill University campus. The #MakerNoise18 Unconference brought together makers, educators, industry & library staff together.

The day kicked off with...

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Welcome to our second post about the Read:Code:Make programme, a collaboration between the Surrey Library Service, artists Helen Scalway, Louise Scillitoe-Brown and Russell Jakubowski and makers Matt Prior (from the Surrey and Hampshire MakerSpace) and Artefacto. In our first post, we introduc...

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Workshop photo

Ever since we announced Artefacto and the Makercart joining forces in June this year, we’ve been busy helping Libraries build the Maker Education community by training and onboarding staff, running and attending events. Here we’ll like to share some of those stories.

Most of our work has be...

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Yesterday was a big day, first with a library makers event at Clapham Library where staff from a bunch of different libraries came to hear about makerspaces and participate in some speed making.

It was attended by staff from Essex, Surrey, Bexley, Hackney, Kent, Oxfordshire and more. And of course...

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Earlier this year we were delighted to begin a new collaboration with the British Council in India, which saw us commissioned to produce a special Library Wall to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death (one of 2016's notable anniversary dates - alongside the Great Fire of London; B...

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