Program

Here’s the rundown of activities at this year’s Maker Faire:

Workshops 

All workshops are FREE!  Space is limited and made available on a first-come, first-served basis.  Some workshops are age-restricted or require children of specified ages to be accompanied by and working with a parent/guardian/adult.  Please check details for the workshop(s) you are interested in.

Kinetic Sculptures: Art in Motion with Chris Young
11 am – 1 pm & 3 pm – 5 pm
Louis Stokes Legacy Room, Louis Stokes Wing, 1st floor lobby
Drop in crafting
Open to all ages, but primarily aimed at kids ages 5 – 12.
Ages 8 and under accompanied by and working with a parent/guardian/adult.

Book Binding with the Nomadic Bookshelf
11 am, 1 pm & 4 pm  —  Louis Stokes Wing, 1st floor
Open to all ages, but kids ages 8 and under need to be accompanied by and working with a parent/guardian/adult.

DoodleBots workshops for kids with Steven Gutierrez
11 am, 1 pm & 3:30 pm
Conference Room B —   Louis Stokes Wing, 2nd floor 

Kids ages 5 – 12, kids ages 5-8 need to be accompanied by and working with a parent/guardian/adult)

Internet-Controllable LED Lights with Tom Hammond
11:30 am & 3:30 pm
Conference Room A   — Louis Stokes Wing, 2nd floor
Adults or kids 12 and under accompanied by and working with a parent/guardian/adult

Intro to Drone Videography with ArQuest Digital Media (Leatron Twitty)
12 pm    Conference Room C — Louis Stokes Wing, 2nd floor
Adults 

Learn to Solder LED Badges with Makers’ Alliance
10 am – 5 pm (while supplies last)  — Louis Stokes Wing, 2nd floor
Teens or Adults
Kids ages 12 and under accompanied by and working with a parent/guardian/adult 

Noise Maker PLAYshops with fluxmonkey (Bob Drake)
1 p.m.  Conference Room E  — Louis Stokes Wing, 2nd floor
Teens or Adults
Kids ages 12 and under accompanied by and working with a parent/guardian/adult 

3D Papercrafts with Cleveland Public Library’s TechCentral
10:30 am    Conference Room D — Louis Stokes Wing, 2nd floor 
All ages, kids ages 8 and under accompanied by and working with a parent/guardian/adult. 

Papermaking with the Cleveland Digital Public Library
10 am – 12 pm  Main Library, 3rd floor
All ages, kids ages 8 and under accompanied by and working with a parent/guardian/adult.

Drone Videography and 360 Degree Video with ArQuest Digital Media
12 – 1 pm  Conference Room C – Louis Stokes Wing, 2nd floor 

Spirograph Robots with Cleveland Public Library’s TechCentral
12:30 pm – Conference Room D – Louis Stokes Wing, 2nd floor 
Kids ages 5 -12, ages 8 and under accompanied by and working with parent/guardian/adult

Art of the Glitch with Corey Johnson
2 – 4 pm – Conference Room C – Louis Stokes Wing, 2nd floor
Adults or teens, or kids ages 10 – 12 accompanied by and working with a parent/guardian/adult

Paper Marbling with the Cleveland Digital Public Library
2 – 5 pm  Main Library, 3rd floor
All ages, kids ages 8 and under accompanied by and working with a parent/guardian/adult.

Paracord Bracelets MakerLab with Cleveland Public Library’s TechCentral
3:30 pm    Conference Room D – Louis Stokes Wing, 2nd floor
All ages, kids ages 8 and under accompanied by and working with a parent/guardian/adult.

Makers and Vendors

Eastman Reading Garden

East 6th Street

Rockwell Avenue (East 3rd – East 6th)

  • Trebuchet (including Pumpkin Chunkin’!)

Louis Stokes Wing, Lower Level

Louis Stokes Wing, Auditorium

  • 10 am – 5 pm – projections by Jim Lasko
  • 11 am – Erie Heights Brass Ensemble
  • 12 pm – Outlab Free Jazz
  • 2 pm – Shade Flex, reggae, funk & island vibe
  • 3 pm – Uno Lady, solo electric/acoustic & vocals
  • 4 pm – Sol Flex, Electric Folk Rock 

Louis Stokes Wing, 1st floor

Louis Stokes Wing, Indoor Reading Garden, 1st floor

  • Gearbox Speaker’ Series
    • 11 am – Keith Allen – Paper Engineering: Bringing Paper to Life   
    • 11:30 am – Jeff Bargiel of EntoBio discusses Termite Biomimicry
    • 12 pm – Jason Karikis of Immortal Nerd discusses Stereolunography: Lunar Colonization via 3D Printing (3D Printing Houses on the Moon!)
    • 1 pm – Kurt Thonnings of Westlake Lee Burneson Middle School discussing Junior Solar Spirit and KidWind
    • 1:30 pm – Shannon Okey of Cooperative Press discussing Niche Publishing for Creative People
    • 2 pm – Midwest R2-D2 Builders Club 
      These Are the Droids You’re Looking For! 

Louis Stokes Wing, 2nd floor

Louis Stokes Wing, 4th floor

  • 1:30 pm – Intellectual Property:  If You Make It, Protect It!
    An introduction to protecting your intellectual property from the Government Documents Department/Patent and Trademark Resource Library at the Cleveland Public Library
  • 2:00 pm – Birthday Celebration: CPL Marks 130 Years as a Federal Depository Library    Join us for birthday cake (while supplies last!)

Main Library, 1st floor

Main Library, 2nd floor

Main Library, 3rd floor

 

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