Public Library makerspace resources

A Timeline/map of US public library Makerspaces
Timeline events with consulted sources

2011
• November: Fayetteville Free Library, NY. The first 21st century Makerspace: http://www.forbes.com/sites/tjmccue/2011/11/15/first-public-library-to-create-a-maker-space/

2012
• March: TekVenture Maker Station at Allen County Public Library in Ft.Wayne, IN: http://www.chipublib.org/maker-lab/
• April: Hype at Detroit Public Library, MI: http://www.detroitpubliclibrary.org/hype/hype-makerspace
• April: the Idea Box at Oak Park Public Library: http://publiclibrariesonline.org/2013/02/embracing/
• July: Westport Library, CT: http://westportlibrary.org/makerspace-archives
• July: Chattanooga Public Library, 4th Floor: http://chattlibrary.org/4th-floor
http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2013/05/future-of-libraries/making-room-for-innovation/#_
• September: the Labs at Carnegie Public Library: https://llmollyll.wordpress.com/2013/01/25/library-as-incubator-project-blog-post-life-after-the-launch-part-one-filmmaking-at-the-labs/
• December: Anythink Public Library, Brighton Teen makerspace, Brighton, CO: http://www.anythinklibraries.org/news-item/anythink-announces-makerspace-grand-opening

2013
• January: Piscataway Public library, NJ (first in New Jersey): http://www.piscatawaylibrary.org/content/made-piscataway-board-trustees-launches-public-library-makerspace-first-its-kind-new-jersey
• February: Creativity Lab at the Peabody Library, Peabody, MA: http://librarymakerspace.blogspot.com/2013_03_01_archive.html
http://duxburyclipper.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=8634:making-space-for-innovation&catid=18:duxbury-news&Itemid=226
• March: Maker Jawn at the Free Library of Philadelphia: http://www.libraryasincubatorproject.org/?p=12998
• April: Urbana Free Library: http://urbanafreelibrary.org/about-teen-open-lab
• May: ideaLAB, Denver Public Library: http://www.urbanlibraries.org/idealab-pages-320.php
• July: Chicago Public Library: http://www.chipublib.org/maker-lab/
• September 21: the Bubbler at Madison Public Library: http://ideas.demco.com/blog/bubbler-innovative-new-programming-model/
October 1: Mesa Public Library Makerspace, Mesa, AZ

2014
• January: the Creation Station, Broward County Library, FL: http://www.urbanlibraries.org/the-creation-station–pages-344.php
• January: CreateSpace@MFL, Middletown Public Library: http://www.createspacemfl.com/#!lab/component_41229
• January: Cleveland Public Library: http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/01/post_216.html
• November: Universal Makerspace (accessible makerspace), Brooklyn Public Library: http://technical.ly/brooklyn/2014/11/05/brooklyn-public-library-launch-accessible-makerspace-teens/
• November: the Hive, John F. Germany Public Library, Tampa: http://www.joeydevilla.com/2014/11/14/the-hive-downtown-tampas-amazing-new-10000-square-foot-makerspace/

2015
• January 26: the Public Library of Cincinnati: http://www.cincinnatilibrary.org/news/2015/makerspace.html
• February: Charlotte Mecklenburg Library’s Idea Box: http://www.cmlibrary.org/About_Us/in_The_News/#!/pressrelease/charlotte-mecklenburg-library/r/thinking-outside-of-the-box—idea-box–makerspace-opens-in-uptown-charlotte,c9725284

Other Sources:
http://boundbooksandlibraryblog.blogspot.com/2014/03/a-brief-history-of-makerspaces-in.html
http://library-maker-culture.weebly.com/makerspaces-in-libraries.html
http://oedb.org/ilibrarian/a-librarians-guide-to-makerspaces/
http://www.urbanlibraries.org/-makerspaces-in-libraries-pages-338.php