Don’t let the lack of a big budget stand in the way of making! This presentation will look at cost-conscious approaches for providing your K-12 patrons with engaging maker activities. High-tech and low tech options will be covered, allowing you to plan a summer of STEAM today!


Original l broadcast May 1, 2019 

Biography ~ Nick Tanzi
Nick Tanzi, Assistant Director, Technology Services Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library
Nick Tanzi is the Assistant Director of Technology Services at the Mastics Moriches-Shirley Community Library in Suffolk County, NY. He has spoken in the U.S. and abroad on digital services in libraries, 3D printing, video game design, staff training, social media marketing, and other technology-oriented topics. He is the author of Making the Most of Digital Collections Through Training and Outreach, which received a starred review from Library Journal. Tanzi was named a 2017 Dewey Fellow by the New York Library Association, and currently serves as Vice President of its Making and STEAM Round Table.