Monday Makerspace: Scrapbooking

The Argyle Public Library announces its latest Monday Makerspace: Scrapbooking.  This program will be offered each Monday from 2-8pm through April 17th on a drop-in basis.

scrapbookingThe kit provides paper edger scissors, a portable trimmer, paper craft punches, 30 wooden stamps and stamp pads.  Patrons may bring in their own photos, memorabilia and paper specific to their desired scrapbook size.

A makerspace (also called a “hackerspace” or “fadlab”) is a collaborative work space inside a school or a library for making, learning, exploring and sharing using high-tech or low-tech tools.  The space is open to kids, adults, entrepreneurs and explores and offers a variety of equipment.  The maker mindset is creating something out of nothing and exploring one’s own interests.  These spaces were also created in response to STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) development.

Libraries have always been a meeting place for people and thoughts: makerspaces are just one more way libraries are evolving to meet the needs of 21st century world.