2015-2016 Making and STEAM Round Table Webinars

STEAMing Up Summer Learning 

April 26, 2016, 2:00-3:00

This webinar focused on ideas for integrating science, technology, engineering, arts and math programs into your summer 2016 programming - including focusing on several programs with a Heath and Wellness spin. We know that ibraries hold a unique position in the learning ecosystems in our communities as informal learning platforms; this is our moment to position ourselves to play a critical role in providing year-round, all-age, interest-driven access to 21st century skills-focused, STEAM-focused, participatory learning opportunities with substantial learning outcomes that are so vitally important to our communities and our nation.

Making - It Is Not Just a 3D Printer 

April 21, 2015, 2:00-3:00

Don’t have a 3D printer? Don’t worry! Making in libraries is so much more than technologies and tools.  By focusing on Inspiration, Innovation, and Education, this webinar will introduce you to meaningful and skill driven maker programs for your patrons, students and community members.

Getting Started With STEAM

June 16, 2015, 2:00-3:00    

Does your library support 21st century literacy skills? Why STEAM in libraries?  This webinar will expose you to the research that supports the integration of informal STEAM learning into your libraries’ programming and services.  Leave armed with a starter toolkit of ideas so you can experiment with STEAM in your library today!

Injecting STEAM Into Everything You Do

August 25, 2015, 2:00-3:00

Want to bring STEAM to your library? Find ways to leverage existing dollars, programs, spaces, services and collections and integrate STEAM components. Don’t worry about reinventing the wheel at your library; just inject some STEAM in to what you already do!

Making the Makerspace

October 7, 2015, 2:00-3:00

You are inspired; you have the vision, now MAKE IT HAPPEN!  This webinar will share practical tips and plans of how to move your library from idea, to implementation.


Want more information and/or to become involved with NYLA MSRT?

Contact Leah Hamilton 
Executive Director
Phelps Library
(315) 548-3120