Libraries are great places for a makerspace. Whether you chose to run pop-up maker sessions, Lego or coding clubs, a Knit and Knatter or preschool reading and making sessions, Maker{Futures} is supporting libraries to get started with making.

"The Maker{Futures} Programme has been so helpful in getting us started on our Makerspace journey, from coming out to one of our libraries to do a hands on making session, to a zoom meeting where she gave us so many ideas we were struggling to scribble them all down! 

"It’s great for us to have someone so enthusiastic and inspiring in South Yorkshire to help us encourage science and making activities in our communities."

Judy France

Team Leader, Communities of Interest, Libraries and Neighbourhood Hubs, Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Our pop-up mobile makerspace can bring maker activities to your education setting, museum, library or community space.

Library Educator Training

From maker clubs to story inspired making, libraries are a great place for a makerspace.

Duration: half or full day

Delivery: Face to face at your library

Cost: From £300 

This half or full day course is delivered at your library to a team of librarians and other relevant staff and volunteers.

Learning on this course

This is a fun, hands-on course where you will work alongside colleagues to develop your maker education practices. 

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for libraries wanting to get started with maker activities and makerspaces. 

Contact us to get started


These resources were developed as part of our previous project on making, MakEY.

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