Maker

Resources for the Maker movement for teens including books, websites, and events at the Library and in the community.

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Read the latest books covering computer and information technology topics.

Books

Adventures in Raspberry Pi by Carrie Anne Philbin

Amigurumi! : super happy crochet cute by Elisabeth A. Doherty

Career building through creating mobile apps by Erin Staley

Fun with yarn and fabric by Susanna Zacke & Sania Hedengren

Game art for teens by Les Pardew

Go : a Kidd's guide to graphic design by Chip Kidd

How to draw chiller monsters, werewolves, vampires, and zombies by J. David Spurlock

How to draw like a fashion designer by Celia Joicey and and Dennis Nothdruft

Itty bitty crocheted critters : amigurumi with attitude! by Erin Clark

Leonardo's machines : Da Vinci's inventions revealed  edited by Mario Taddei and Edoardo Zanon

Mini amigurumi by Sara Scales

Paint it : the art of acrylics, oils, pastels, and watercolors by Mari Bolte

Recycled robots : 10 robot projects by Robert A. Malone

Robot building for teens by Behnam Salemi

Sticky fingers : DIY duct tape projects : easy to pick up, hard to put down by Sophie Maletsky

Super scratch programming adventure! : learn to program by making cool games by The Lead Project

The art of tinkering : meet 150+ makers working at the intersection of art, science & technology by Karen Wilkinson & Mike Petrich

The Manga cookbook by the Manga University Culinary Institute

The unofficial Hunger Games cookbook : from lamb stew to "groosling" -- more than 150 recipes inspired by the Hunger Games trilogy by Emily Ansara Baines

 

Events

TeenWorks, a DIY club for teens in grades 6-12, meets during school holidays for craft programs from the traditional to the technological.

Websites

Instructables
A place that lets you explore, document, and share your creations.

Maker Faire
All about the Maker movement and events.

Scrap
Creative re-use center, materials, depot, and workshop space in the Bay Area.

Thingverse
Community for designing, making, and sharing 3D printable things.

 

Subject Headings / Dewey Numbers

000's Computers
600's Technology
700's Arts

 

Last Revised on
March 2015