The CSM Library Makerspace welcomes you to our free, drop-in crafting and tinkering workshops.  Join us for hands-on projects and skill-sharing in electronics, crafts, media, and more!  Drop-ins are welcome -- no sign up required.  We hope to see you at an upcoming event!

Check out our Makerspace Tool Lending Library resource guide to find out how you can complete maker projects at home.

Upcoming Events

Hour of Code
Dates:
Thu 3/5 - 4/30 & 5/14 - 5/28
Time: 2pm-3pm
Hosted by:
CSM Library Makerspace
Location:
Library, Building 9

Learn or sharpen your coding skills. All experience levels welcome.

Hour of Code

Knitting
Date: Fri 1/23 - 5/29
Time: 1pm-3pm
Hosted by:
CSM Library Makerspace
Location:
Library, Building 9

Knit or crochet: Learn, practice, & work on your projects. All experience levels welcome.

Knitting

We Want Your Input and Ideas: Tell us what you want to make.
Please take a moment to fill out our brief survey.


View all our Makerspace event photos on Flickr!

PAST EVENTS: 2014 Academic Year

The Importance of Kava Ceremonies
Date: Wednesday, May 13th, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Hosted by: CSM Polynesian Club & CSM Library Makerspace
Learn about the importance of Kava Ceremonies in this celebration of Asian Pacific Islander Heritage.

Earth Day Workshops
Date: Wednesday, 4/22
10:00 am: Make tote bags from upcycled t-shirts (image)
11:30 am: Make wall art from cardboard tubes (image)
1:00 pm: Make prints from the sun (image)
2:30 pm: Make jewelry and learn about sourcing of supplies (image)
Celebrate Earth Day at CSM Library when you join us for any or all of our workshops.

National Library Week
Date: Monday – Friday, 4/13 - 4/17, During Library Hours
Come celebrate National Library Week at CSM Library with fun activities all week!

Tool Lending Library Launch Party
Date: Wednesday, 4/15, 12pm - 4pm
Event Flyer

CSM Library Makerspace Chinese New Year Lecture & Lucky Banner Making Activity
Date: Wednesday, February 18th, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn about Chinese New Year and make a lucky banner to celebrate! Featuring Chinese Brush Artist Pauline Tsui.

CSM Library Makerspace Open House
Date: Wednesday, February 4th, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
CSM Library Makerspace staff showcase our 3D printer, MaKey MaKey, and Valentine's Day crafting activities including pop-up cards and buttons.

Makerspace Flex Day Activity
Date: Wednesday, January 21st, 10:00am - 12:00pm
CSM Library Makerspace staff discusses bringing maker culture into the classroom.

Makerspace Pop-Up
Date: Wednesday, December 17th, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Take a break from finals.

Build A Gingerbread House
Date: Friday, December 12th, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Roll up your sleeves and show off your design skills.
Co-sponsored with the CSM Architecture Club.

Makerspace Open Studio: Holiday Crafting
Date: Wednesday, December 3rd & Friday, December 5th, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Unwind before finals with holiday crafting!

Makerspace + Family Science & Astronomy Festival
Date: Friday, October 4th, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Activities throughout the day at CSM Library.
Full event schedule available as a PDF

Want to see more past makerspace activities? See our past events list.