LITT: Makers

The Makers LITT is a place for library staff supporting maker programming in Idaho to to connect and share via a quarterly online chat and ongoing Listserv.

The LITT: Makers listserv is a great way to stay connected between chats. Check out our listserv guidelines before posting.

You can find inspiration and resources from past trainings on the Make It at the Library page.

Subscribe to the LITT: Makers listserv:

Check the calendar to the right for when the next Makers LITT Chat will be happening.

Notes from Past LITT: Makers Chats

Links Shared:

3D printers Libraries Have in Idaho:

  • Ultimaker 2+
  • Ultimaker 2 Go
  • Creativebug Sculpt pro 2 https://sculpto.eu/us/
  • MakerBot Replicator+
  • Anycubic Max 3D printer
  • Lulzbot Mini and a Lulzbot Taz6
  • maker replicator+
  • Prusa MK3
  • Qidi x-Pro
  • Resin printers
  • Flash Forge Finder
  • https://octoprint.org/ monitor and control 3D printer remotely

Funding for maker programming:

  • Local Women’s Century Club
  • General library funds
  • ICfL Make It program
  • Idaho Power
  • Idaho STEM Action Center

Programming in a Pandemic:

  • 3D printing appointments before > submit your files – still able to do some education on the fly
  • Informal teaching, but printer is out in public > keep it busy running
  • Timelapse of a print
  • Trying to schedule f2f appointments
  • Origami at the university to disconnect from computers

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Questions or comments about LITT: Makers chats? Contact Deana.

LITT EVENTS

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January 19, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm MST

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January 19, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm MST

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January 20, 10:00 am - 11:00 am MST

LITT: Academic Library Community

January 25, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm MST

LITT: Early Learning

February 4, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm MST

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February 8, 10:00 am - 11:00 am MST

LITT: Academic Library Community

April 26, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm MDT

LITT: Adult Services

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