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INNOVATION! Makerspaces in NYC School Libraries: Makerspaces in NYC

High quality examples of makerspaces in school libraries where hands-on learning, creativity, and critical thinking flourish.

NYC Makerspaces -- an incomplete list

Alpha One Labs - Alpha One Labs hackerspace was founded in July 2009. Promoting radical inclusivity, Alpha One Labs aims to provide a fun, tool rich space for users of all ages and interests to work on projects together. Contact us to set up a visit or learn more about membership and workshops.

Beam Center -- Beam Center powers youth development and learning with creation, collaboration and educator professional development. We embed our teaching in workshops and projects inspired by our faculty's creative and technical practices.

Dazzling Discoveries -- A STEM Education Center.  A place to explore, create and learn.For kids. For adults. For families. 

Fat Cat Fab Lab -- Fat Cat FAB LAB is a makerspace in the West Village, Manhattan NYC. A place for learning, designing, collaborating and building. We offer traditional and digital fabrication tools, workshops and events with an emphasis on low cost open source innovation.

Hack Manhattan -- Hack Manhattan is a community hackerspace in New York City where people come together to work on projects and share knowledge. Our space has tools and materials for working on electronics, wood, metal, textiles and 3D printing.

Makerspace Meetup -- Meetup is an online social networking portal that facilitates offline group meetings in various localities around the world. Meetup allows members to find and join groups unified by a common interest, in this case makerspaces.

Makerspace of NYSCI -- Maker Space at NYSCI is open to the public most weekends and for special events. Our focus is on fun, educational, family oriented workshops that teach K-12 students how to use real tools to make real things.

NYC Resistor -- NYC Resistor is a hacker collective with a shared space located in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn. We meet regularly to share knowledge, hack on projects together, and build community.

Staten Island Maker Space -- Founded in 2013, we are a non-profit, STEAM education and community innovation center offering low-cost access to individuals and groups to the tools, equipment, and resources in our 6000 sq ft facility.

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