NJ Makers Day
NJ Makers Day is a statewide single-day event that promotes the values associated with making, tinkering, and STEM-based learning. ACFPL will be celebrating with a Maker Faire, an all day event with interactive exhibits, crafts, collaborative community projects, and more.
2017 NJ Makers Day Agenda
Saturday, March 25th, 2017
NJMakers Day 2017
The Atlantic City Free Public Library will serve as a host site for the third annual New Jersey Makers Day on Saturday, March 25. The library will give children, teens and their families an opportunity to participate in maker-related activities and collaborative projects from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Main Library’s Teen Makerspace and meeting room, both located on the second floor.
Green Screen Photoshop Booth (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Participants will be photographed in front of the green screen and choose which background they want behind them.
Demonstration Tables (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Learn about the technology and tools that are available in the Makerspace, including: 3D printer, physical computing with Picoboard and Scratch, performing and producing Music with Ableton Live + Push Touchpad, sewing machine, t-shirt design with the silhouette cutter, button maker, STEM learning toys for kids, and knitting and crocheting.
STEM Storytime and Craft (2 p.m.)
“Rosie Revere, Engineer” – Hear the story of a young girl named Rosie Revere, who is a brilliant inventor of gizmos and gadgets. Statewide Craft:
STEM Science Project with Rutgers Extension Volunteer, Kendrin Dyitt.
(3 pm) – details by Friday, Feb. 17
Since the Atlantic City Library Makerspace opened in April 2014, local teens have been invited to “Make AC: Dream It, Design It, Do It.” The Makerspace — located in the Teen Space — features a variety of technology and tools, including a 3-D printer, digital audio recording, photography and video equipment, robotics, sewing machine and fiber arts, and more. NJ Makers Day is a statewide event that celebrates and promotes maker culture, as well as the values associated with making, tinkering and STEM-based learning. Learn more about NJ Makers Day by visiting www.njmakersday.org or calling (609) 345-2269, ext. 3050.