March 2016

March 2016 roundup

Photo from the Rockwood Maker Space, Multnomah County Library

March 2016 Roundup

Communications sprang forward in March on the YOUmedia CoP! We’re celebrating openings of the Rockwood Library Makerspace in Portland, OR and LRNG Innovator Winner Sites along with news-worthy developments at Createch St. Paul. Congratulations for adding to the growing network!

Dots on the map are staying connected through discussions such as:

Game Collection Criteria Discussion

Mobile Makerspace Discussion

Explicit Content/Audio Production

Migration to PC’s

Knight Foundation News Challenge

Continuing these threads, we now have Podcasts Continuing Discussion Topics, so you can participate in or listen to audio conversations that take a deeper dive into day-to-day common issues.

Resource Developments: For added overviews, remember to take a look at the Resource Page and Events Page for curated info. As always, check out the dynamic webinars and conversations section for the latest voices in our network.


DML Challenge is now open, deadline May 13

Public Library Association Conference, April 5-9, Denver

Maker Faires (regional and world-wide map)

Digital Media Learning (DML, Oct 2016) Call For Participation ends April 24.

ISTE Conference, early bird registration ends May 1

American Library Association Annual Conference, June 23-28, 2016, Orlando

Site spotlights

We’re always looking for sites to feature! Email