NJ Makers Day

NJ Makers Day 2017

Saturday, March 25
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Cherry Hill Public Library
1100 Kings Highway North, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034


NJ Makers Day is a celebration of maker culture across New Jersey.
This all-ages event connects individuals with libraries, schools, businesses, and independent makerspaces
that support making, tinkering, crafting, manufacturing, and STEM-based learning.
Click here to learn more about this state-wide event.

Makers Day is free and open to all ages. Some events require registration.

NJ Makers Day Events at the Cherry Hill Public Library:

Introduction to Microcontrollers
10 a.m. – 11 a.m., Computer Lab

Stop by first thing and get a sneak peak at some of the coolest new items the library has to offer: microcontrollers. Find out what they are and what they can do for you! No registration.

Brushbots Racing
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Come construct and race your own brushbot! These repurposed toothbrushes will teach you the basics of creating a circuit and clean the floor at the same time! All ages. No registration. While supplies last.

Robotics Club
11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Multicultural Room

Steve Halla will join us to explore, discuss, and demonstrate the basics of robotics! This event is full. Sign-up for the 2 p.m session

TechGirlz Presents Makey Makey
12 p.m. – 2 p.m., Computer Lab

CHPL is teaming up with TechGirlz to learn all about Makey Makey, a small inventors kit with as many uses as your imagination can think of. Registration required. Click here to register.

Demos, Crafts & More
12 p.m. – 3 p.m., Half Conference Center

Stop by the Conference Center for 3D printing and pancake printing demos, Raspberry Pi demos including a RetroPi, origami and button making. While supplies last.

Indoor Gardening With Space Buckets
12 p.m. – 1 p.m., Half Conference Center

Want to garden but lack the space? Using stacked buckets as a growing chamber you're able to grow a variety of plants such as tomatoes, peppers, dill, chives and basil easily in limited space. You won't even have to transfer the items as the Space Bucket can be used for the entire life of the plant! No registration

What’s Brewing?
2 p.m. – 3 p.m., Half Conference Center

Adults, you aren’t forgotten. Ever wonder what it takes to brew beer at home? Curious on how that beer you enjoy came to be? Stop in and get the full scoop. No registration.

Robotics Club
2 p.m. – 4 p.m., Multicultural Room

Steve Halla will join us to explore, discuss, and demonstrate the basics of robotics! Registration required. Click here to register.

Create a Website with Flask and Python
2 p.m. – 4 p.m., Computer Lab

Discover how to quickly and easily it is to set-up your own website using Python and Flask. We won't be registering domains, but we'll cover how to import the framework, create pages and content, and view the site locally. Some programming experience is recommended. Registration required. Click here to register.