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Attendance at our live webinars is 100% free, and we’re pleased to offer 1 hour of professional development credit for all qualified webinar participants.* Information and links to register below.

Makers with a Cause

with Gina Seymour

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM (Eastern Time)

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Ready to take your makerspace to the next level? Join this webinar with Gina Seymour, library media specialist and developer of the MakerCare initiative, to learn how to use your makerspace to teach empathy and compassion while your students #MAKE the world a better place. Discover how to build community partnerships, collaborate effectively with staff in your school, and initiate projects, from simple low- and no-cost enterprises to advanced 3D models. Implementing a service-based program can increase the scope of your library makerspace through nurturing philanthropic qualities and instilling an empathic mindset in your students. Participate in a webinar that will Make a Difference!

Join us to:

  1. Examine the maker movement in relation to community service and civic engagement
  2. Learn how to create tangible, easy, low-cost projects
  3. Understand the keys to building beneficial community partnerships

Gina Seymour is library media specialist at Islip High School on Long Island (NY) and is adjunct professor at St. John’s University (Queens, NY). She received the Library Journal Mover & Shaker Change Agent award in 2017 and was awarded the Suffolk School Library Media Association’s School Librarian of the Year in 2014. She is an active speaker and presenter on the maker movement, compassionate making, and inclusive makerspaces on a national level. Her MakerCare program has garnered national attention and has served as an inspiration for libraries across the country.


  1. Be sure to log in to the webinar through your registration link (phone-only does not guarantee certification)
  2. Attend at least 45 minutes of the webinar (login will track your time)

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