Maker day 2019


A collaboration between the

Elk Grove Village Public Library

& the Golden Corridor Makerspace

We had a blast at maker day 3!

Maker Day 3 was held Sunday, April 7 at Elk Grove Village Public Library.

Watch the highlights video (click on the image above) featuring some of the maker demonstrations, special guests, and hands-on activities we offered.

Stay tuned for news about Maker Day 2020!

Thanks to these Makers for participating in Maker Day 3!

  • Jerry Zimmerman, Fermilab's "Mr. Freeze"
  • Dwayne Forsyth and his 2DKits "Make a Blinkie" crew
  • Tammy Haman, alcohol inks (EG Artists' Association)
  • Frank Pagura, woodturning (Chicago Woodturners
  • John Franklin, fine arts
  • Diane Danese & Donelle Flanyak, oil pastels (EG Artists' Association)
  • Jessica Kronika, block printing (Fly'n Gypsy Arts & Graphics)
  • Robert Dicke, photography (Dicke Arts)
  • Jaimie Roberts-Duarte, floral design (Beautiful Florals & Decor)
  • Pam Pontrelli, pallet upcycling
  • Debbie Miller, crochet
  • Leona Thibault, miniatures
  • Angelica Santelices & Georgi Matakov, origami (EGHS)
  • Ethan Bilodeau, graphic arts (EGHS)
  • Gary Skoog, multimedia art (Golden Corridor Makerspace)
  • Jessica Walters, macrame
  • Liz Seklecki, garden glass
  • Jenna, Groovy Loomy (EGVPL teen advisory group)
  • Isabella, seed bombs (EGVPL teen advisory group)
  • Ashley, fleece pet blankets (EGVPL teen advisory group)
  • Cathy Steiner, Sharon McDonnell, quilting (Northwest Suburban Quilters Guild)
  • Living Green in EGV, planting for bees
  • Kris DaPra-McCabe, nature photography (Friends of Busse Woods)
  • Ron Flowers, antique tools (Ron's Relics)
  • Friends of Cycling in EG, bike chain keychains
  • Josh Grodzin, Makers Wanted in EGV, Village of Elk Grove
  • Terry Iverson, author, Finding America's Greatest Champion
  • SciTech Museum (Aurora), harmonograph
  • TechKnow Fury Lego robotics team, Mead and Frost Junior High Schools
  • Paul Heitman, Heitman Architects, VR goggles (Golden Corridor Makerspace)
  • Al Rossetti and members of the ChiBots Robotics Club
  • David Hain, digital recording studio volunteer coordinator
  • Rob Dumas, Elk Lab Makerspace, EGVPL

Maker Day 2020 - TBA

Check back regularly for updated information about participants, activities and special shows!

What is maker day?

A FREE, fun, educational event celebrating the Maker Movement with exhibits by local makers and hands-on activities for all ages.

For more information, call the library at 847-439-0447 ext. 272

Get Here!

Elk Grove Village Public Library

1001 Wellington Avenue

Elk Grove Village, Illinois 60007