Locations and Hours
3090 Alum Rock Ave.
San José, CA 95127
Summer doldrums getting you down? Feeling antsy? Just been kicked out of your house for “accidently” setting the curtains on fire? Are you just in the mood to build something cool?
The library’s Maker Camp is just the thing for you!
With help from Google and MAKE Magazine, we will be transforming the Educational Park Branch into a makerspace. Every Monday through Thursday from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, the library will virtually host some of the most interesting professional creators behind the scenes of game design, movies, and music. On Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:00 pm -1:00 pm, they’ll have the opportunity to create their own maker projects.
Each week will have a different theme, with speakers and projects that will build upon it.
Week 1—Makers in Motion (July 7-11, 2014)
Week 2 —Art and Design (July 14-18, 2014)
Week 3—Fun & Games (July 21-25, 2014)
Week 4—Science & Technology (July 28-August 1, 2014)
Week 5—DIY Music (August 4-8, 2014)
Week 6—Make: Believe (August 11-15, 2014)
The event is free for all but children under 13 will need a parent or guardian with them to use Google+ or participate in the project. Check out last year’s events to get an idea of what we’ll be doing this year. And check out http://makercamp.com/ for more information.
Spaces are limited so sign up now. Contact the Educational Park Library at 1-408-808-3073 to get your name on the list.
Mondays - 11:00 - 12:00 Virtual Maker Meeting (Watch a live broadcast featuring a different Maker)
Tuesdays - 11:00 - 12:00 Virtual Maker Meeting | *12:00 - 1:00 pm Hands-on activity
Wednesdays - 11:00 - 12:00 Virtual Maker Meeting
Thursdays - 11:00 - 12:00 Virtual Maker Meeting | *12:00 - 1:00 pm Hands-on activity
*Participants are encouraged to view the video broadcast at 11 a.m. to get a preview of that day's activity
Recommended for ages 13-18
Participants under 13 must have a parent/guardian present
Families are invited to experience electricity and magnetism in a fun and exciting way with Bob Boschert, also known as Mr.Science. For ages 4 and up.
2:30 p.m., Wedenesday, June 4, 2014 - Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch
2:00 p.m., Thursday, June 5, 2014 - Almaden Branch Library
2:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - Cambrian Branch
5:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - Alum Rock Branch
3:00 p.m., Friday, June 20, 2014 - Pearl Avenue Branch
3:30 p.m., Thursday, June 26, 2014 - Tully Community Branch
2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 28, 2014 - Seven Trees Branch
3:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - Rose Garden Branch
3:30 p.m., Thursday, July 3, 2014 - Edenvale Branch
2:00 p.m., Thursday, July 10, 2014 - East San Jose Carnegie Branch
This Friday, June 6, 2014, Hicklebees's will be having multiple YA authors visiting their bookstore! It's the Terrific Author Bash! Bay Area favorites such as:
Hannah Jayne - Author of Truly, Madly, Deadly
Stephanie Kuehn - Author of Charm & Strange and Complicit
Join us for food, prizes, and of course, all the amazing YA Authors!
1378 Lincoln Ave
San Jose, CA 95125