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Makers Day 2019 Recap

Thank you to everyone who came out on Friday March 22 for our 4th Annual Makers Day!  This year was our biggest one so far!  Please check out some pictures below along with links to some of the projects!

Origami Bookmarks

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BEwl0fvqo18

Spice Rubs

https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/242012/steak-dry-rub/
https://www.bewell.com/blog/3-simple-dry-rub-spice-recipes/

Seed Bombs

https://www.favecrafts.com/Garden-and-Outdoor/Simple-DIY-Seed-Bombs

 

Button Making

 

 

Popsicle Stick Shelf

https://makeanddocrew.com/diy-wall-art-popsicle-stick-hexagon-shelf-part-i/

 

Mini Donuts

Nestle Crunch Donut Maker

Virtual Reality – Beat Saber

 

New Jersey Makers Day 2019

NJ Makers Day is a celebration of all things “Making” at libraries all throughout New Jersey.  From science experiments, to computers, to arts and crafts, NJ Makers Day aims connect people from all walks of life through the fun and learning of making and creativity.  Please join the NJ State Library on Friday, March 22 from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm for this year’s Makers Day and take part in any or all of the following events:

  • Make Your Own Donuts
  • Virtual Reality
  • Seed Bombs
  • Origami Bookmarks
  • Spice Rubs
  • Adult Coloring Books
  • Make Your Own Buttons
  • Popsicle Stick Shelf (take-home project)

Come and get inspired from the event.  We will have a display of hand-selected books related to making and crafting that will be available for check out.

The goal of establishing NJ Makers Day is to enhance community engagement and develop connections among New Jersey residents by collaborating with multi-type libraries, museums, small businesses and others to promote and explore new opportunities for entrepreneurship, innovation and hands-on learning experiences. For overall state happenings, visit the NJ Makers Day website.

RSVP’s are appreciated but not required. Please direct RSVP’s and questions to Andrew Dauphinee at 609-278-2640 ext. 155 or via email at adauphinee@njstatelib.org.