Tag Archive: Little Makers

Building

Little Makers: Building (September 2014) Topics: Engineering, Architecture Place: Fayetteville Free Library Dates:  Saturday, 9/6 from 10:30-11:30am; Tuesday, 9/9 from 5:30-6:30pm Educational Content: We learned: That an architect is someone who plans, designs, and oversees the construction… Continue reading

Wooden Cars

Little Makers: Wooden Cars (March 2014) Topics: Engineering, Physics, Woodworking Place: Fayetteville Free Library Dates: Tuesday, 3/11 from 5:30-6:30pm; Saturday, 3/15 from 10:30-11:30am Educational Content: We learned: The parts of a car including the body, engine,… Continue reading

K’nex Critters

Little Makers: K’nex Critters (February 2014) Topics: Biology Place: Fayetteville Free Library Dates: Saturday, 2/8 from 10:30-11:3am; Tuesday, 2/11 from 5:30-6:30pm Educational Content: We learned: Insects have external skeletons, six legs, and three body sections. Some… Continue reading

Light-up littleBits

Little Makers: littleBits (January 2014) Topics: Electricity, Magnets Place: Fayetteville Free Library Dates: Saturday, 1/11 from 10:30-11:3am; Tuesday, 1/14 from 5:30-6:30pm Educational Content: We learned: Vocabulary: magnetism, magnetic field, attract, repel Electricity is a… Continue reading

Make Snow!

Little Makers: Make Snow! (December 2013) Place: Fayetteville Free Library Topics: Science, Meteorology Dates: Saturday 12/7, from 10:30-11:30pm; Tuesday,  12/10 from 5:30-6:30pm; Educational Content: We learned: Snow is a form of precipitation; other forms of… Continue reading

Book Making

Little Makers: Picture Books (November 2013) Place: Fayetteville Free Library Topics: Literacy, Storytelling, Writing Dates: Tuesday, 11/12 from 5:30-6:30pm; Saturday, 11/16 from 10:30-11:30pm Educational Content: We learned: Vocabulary: author, illustrator, text, illustrations The physical… Continue reading

Electricity and Circuits

Little Makers: Electricity and Circuits (October 2013) Place: Fayetteville Free Library Topics: Electricity, Circuits Dates: Saturday, 10/12 from 1-2pm; Tuesday, 10/15 from 5:30-6:30pm Educational Content: We learned: Vocabulary: atoms, protons, neutrons, electrons, circuits Electricity is… Continue reading

Galaxy Playdough

Little Makers: Galaxy Playdough (September 2013) Place: Fayetteville Free Library Topics: Stars, Galaxies, Outer space Dates: Saturday, 9/14 from 10:30-11:30am; Tuesday, 9/17 from 5:30-6:30pm Educational Content: We learned: Stars are hot glowing balls of gas.… Continue reading

Little Makers

Once again, summer has passed far too quickly, but the fall brings its own rewards–in particular, the completion of a project I’ve been working on for the past three months. This summer, I… Continue reading

Makerspaces in Libraries

What is the Maker Movement ? At the Fayetteville Free Library, we encourage our patrons to be Makers. But what does that mean? When I talk to individuals outside the culture that our… Continue reading