Blogs on Making

Spanning a wide range of educators, librarians, technologists, and researchers

This list was assembled by Colleen Graves—you can learn more about her on her website. She is a librarian maker educator who has written several popular books with maker projects for libraries.
  • UNCG SELF Design Studio : I interviewed Matt and Sarah for my Librarian’s Guide to littleBits, they always have amazing stuff going on, so go give them a like on Facebook to keep up with them! Check out this blog post about them over at makeymakey.com too!
  • Expect the Miraculous : Andy Plemmons is a genius about connecting his young makers with mentors. Plus, he’s just an all around phenomenal librarian. (When I grow up, I hope to be like him! )
  • Daring Librarian : Gwyneth Jones is an avid sharer of great ideas! Follow this blog ASAP!
  • Library as an Incubator : Great blog with tons of information for school and public libraries alike!
  • Innovation Lab (at St. Petersburg College ) : Chad Mairn is another rad maker librarian I met interviewing bitsters for the Librarian’s Guide to littleBits. He’s got all the great stuff at his academic library!
  • Makerology : Krissy Venosdale is the founder of the #elemaker tag. Need I say more?
  • Design Saunders : David is another awesome elemaker I met working on the Librarian’s Guide to littleBits. He’s a makerspace mash-up of fun!
  • Worlds of Learning : Eric Sheninger hired Laura Fleming to renovate his highschool library and create an innovative learning space for students.
  • Design Make Teach : Another great maker educator with a flow of great ideas!
  • Makerspaces.com : Andrew is pretty great at curating free resources for you!
  • Evolve Project : Brian Pichman is doing great work connecting libraries with makerspace resources. Plus, he’s pretty great at finding out about the best cutting edge maker tools.
  • Active Learning : Kristin Fontichiaro’s blog about making and librarians