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Title: Volunteers at Your Library Makerspace
Your Name and Title: Maker Coordinator
Library, School, or Organization Name: Hillsboro Public Library
Area of the World from Which You Will Present: Oregon, USA (PST)
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience(s): Public libraries interested in starting a makerspace or adding volunteer opportunities to an existing makerspace
Short Session Description (one line): Learn how to recruit and retain enthusiastic volunteers to expand the accessibility of your makerspace to the public.
Full Session Description (as long as you would like): Are you intimidated by thought of opening a makerspace because of the potential drain on staff time? Does your library have a makerspace, but not enough staff coverage to make it highly accessible to the public? Volunteers can help you to expand your maker services. Join us for a discussion on how to find enthusiastic volunteer makers, and how to engage them in meaningful projects.
Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session: https://hillsboro-oregon.gov/collaboratory