NCompass Live: Pretty Sweet Tech – Gadgets & Gizmos Aplenty: Makerspace Edition

Get some STEM and tech gadget recommendations on this week’s NCompass Live webinar, ‘Gadgets & Gizmos Aplenty: Makerspace Edition’, on Wednesday, September 29 at 10am CT. Special monthly episodes of NCompass Live! Join the NLC’s Technology Innovation Librarian, Amanda Sweet, as she guides us through the world of library-related ‘Pretty Sweet Tech’. There’s too much stuff in the world of STEM and tech gadgetry. Trying to find the right tool for the job can get confusing and downright frustrating. This session will cover a wide variety of gadget options for your makerspace or STEM activities. Recommendations will be organized by target audience: kids, teens, adults , and older adults. There’s a little something for everybody. By the end of this session you will have:
  • A healthy list of recommendations for every budget
  • Tips for choosing equipment
  • Tips for maintaining equipment
  • Tips for training staff and patrons
If you’re a Nebraska library, I am also available for makerspace and tech gadget consultations. I like tech. It’s kind of my thing. I hope to see you there! Upcoming NCompass Live shows:
  • October 6 – The Queer Omaha Archives: The First Five Years
  • October 27 – Pretty Sweet Tech
  • November 3 – Letters About Literature
For more information, to register for NCompass Live, or to listen to recordings of past events, go to the NCompass Live webpage. NCompass Live is broadcast live every Wednesday from 10am – 11am Central Time. Convert to your time zone on the Official U.S. Time website. The show is presented online using the GoToWebinar online meeting service. Before you attend a session, please see the NLC Online Sessions webpage for detailed information about GoToWebinar, including system requirements, firewall permissions, and equipment requirements for computer speakers and microphones.
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