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Librarian eGuide : Makerspace

LIbrary FInes

Creative Corners: Grant Application

All LMTS are encouraged to complete and submit the grant application.  Due date is December 21, 2018.
(See PDF of grant application)

MMSD Creative Corners grant application

Follett - Dec 10, 2018 presentation and ordering information

All MMSD LMTS received a Titlewave list in your inbox. Just in case you've never had a list shared with you, you can find it under "Saved Lists" and "My Inbox":




Once you're in the list, please take a look at the notes we've added to each item, which include goals and criteria for your grant proposal. As I mentioned in our session, all of these items were chosen with these goals in mind, so it's all in how they're implemented. Any of this information can be edited by you:




Below are the Destiny Collections that coincide with each building level list:

Elementary Makerspace Collection

Middle School Makerspace Collection

High School Maker Space Collection


Once you are in the Collection, you can make a copy of it and then edit it as your own. We added tags to show how these resources align to the goals and criteria of the grant. Once you've copied it, any of this can be changed.



Follett will provide a barcode and MARC record for any maker items purchased through Titlewave. The promo bundles for elementary, middle, and high are redeemable with purchases of $1500 or more.


Julia Hilmer and Nancy Stetzinger are both available to answer any questions you may have.  Their contact information is below.

Julia Hilmer  -

Nancy Stetzinger -


Don't forget to take advantage of the Follett Makerspace promotion.  Buy $1,500 of maker items (your selections or Follett' bundles) and get $300 of additional product.  See Follett flyer linked below for promo code.


Follett Makerspace promotion

Let's Share - Helpful Resources and Examples from LMTS

Greenscreen - 

LMTS Created Resource

LMTS across the district are constantly creating great resources.  You are welcome to view and use any of the resource linked below.  All links are "view only".  If you wish to make modifications you may make a copy.  

Dec 10, 2018 Professional Development Content

Linked below are the resources that were shared with the LMTS group on December 10, 2018 during our full day professional development session.  The material was created and presented by Rebecca Millerjohn, Madison Public Library Teaching & Learning Librarian.

Making and Learning:  Exploration and Vision Setting
MMSD Makerspace REACH/LMTS Training

Making and Learning: Documentation and Exploration
MMSD Makerspace REACH/LMTS Training

Learning to Make vs. Making to Learn task cards

Learning Dimensions Framework 

Demco Dec 10, 2018 presentation and ordering information

Demco provided information that will hopefully make Creative Corner purchasing decision a little easier. The two links.  The first link provides access to Kurt Zastrow’s presentation and the second link will offer purchasing information. When the time comes to place a Demco order please reference the discount code C20601.  

Dec 10, 2018 Demco Presentation (PDF format)

Demco Ordering Guide
.   (This includes discounted pricing and FREE SHIPPING per the NCPA contract that MMSD is a part of.)

Do not hesitate to reach out to Kurt or Angie with questions or if you would like to modify any of the items listed on the order guide. Contact information: Kurt Zastrow,, 608.242.2358 or Angie Schoeneck,

Mackin Makerspace offerings

Mackin is dedicated to connecting making to literacy (see attachment).  The kits have been curated by Mackin's educational team and include challenge cards.  

MackinMaker Kit Flyer

MackinMaker MakingLiteracy Flyer