Makerspaces: An American Libraries Live Interactive Webcast

For Immediate Release
Tue, 01/31/2017


Colton Ursiny

Administrative Assistant

ALA Publishing

CHICAGO — Library makerspaces are transformative, inviting library users to create, innovate and collaborate. But like any new initiative, makerspaces also bring up a host of unique challenges. How do you get started? How can you work within your library’s staff and budget constraints? In the next episode of American Libraries Live, our expert panel will discuss these and other issues surrounding makerspaces in the library. Tune in to this free webcast at 1 p.m. Eastern on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017.

American Libraries Live is an immediate and effective way to get to the heart of issues in our industry. Each program lasts 60 minutes. With the help of real-time technology, it’s like having your own expert on hand. We look forward to you joining us. To receive an e-mail reminder, register hereIf you’re unable to attend live, this event will be recorded and available at shortly after it concludes.

For information about advertising or sponsoring an AL Live event, contact: Carrie Smith, American Libraries magazine,, (312) 280-4216. For general information or press inquiries about AL Live, contact: Colton Ursiny, Administrative Assistant,, (312) 280-5100.