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Updates, tutorials and other kinds of announcements

It’s been a while since our last update and we’ve been working on some exciting new projects and collaborations that we wanted to tell everyone about.

We recently worked with Guildford Library on the Arts Council funded Read:Code:Make project. This was a collaboration of artists and digital mak...

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A summary of some of the lessons learned the hard way while delivering workshops and training over the last 10 years.

Make it welcoming for people of different skill levels

Make all advertising and communication friendly and encouraging.

Attending workshops and training, particularly technolo...

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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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There are a lot of good, strong reasons for librarians to work with data. In fact, we already do work with data, both big and small on a daily basis. But you may have also noticed even more data-related tasks creeping into your workday and maybe even a subtle shift from information to data manag...

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We're super excited to be part of the Institute of Imagination Mini Maker Faire at OxoTowerWharf on the 11 and 12th of June.

We'll be there with the Makercart, a mobile pop-up makerspace for schools and libraries with a 3d printer, digital cutter, electronics, micro-controllers and robotics....

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An intro

Making Library Makers; An Intro was the first event for library makers run jointly by Artefacto and the Makercart Project. The event was created for staff in libraries who were interested in running maker events or otherwise learning more about the maker movement and makerspaces.

It w...

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