Makerspaces : Top Trailblazing Projects / Caitlin A. Bagley. Chicago, IL. : ALA TechSource ; American Library Association, 2014. Bagley examines nine makerspaces in public, academic, and school libraries, describing their design and technical decisions in depth and showing how each is doing something unique and different, under a wide range of budgets and project offerings.

Makerspaces in Libraries

Safety in Makerspaces

Makerspace in the library video

Article from MAKE: Transforming a school library into a maker space. Like that the school has $30 mini grants that students can apply for to help build their project ideas. The school, GSAA has a blog at: http://gcaamakerspace.wordpress.com/

Love this mobile Makerspace cart! Librarian in Cute Shoes: Makerspace Begins in the Library

Cloud-Based Services for Your Library / Erik T. Mitchell. / Chicago : ALA TECHSOURCE, An imprint of the American Library Association, 2013.

Advocating for Makerspaces in Libraries | Many school librarians face questions and criticisms when starting makerspaces in their schools. My post on AASL Knowledge Quest addresses some of the most common ones and offers advice for advocacy.

Best overview of the maker movement & makerspaces that I've found and a great way to research creating your own library makerspace.

The Book Fairy-Goddess: Starting a Makerspace in the Library

Makerspace Cart--an idea for having a selection of mobile supplies available for makerspaces. Put it away when you're done!

Diversity in youth literature : opening doors through reading / edited by Jamie Campbell Naidoo and Sarah Park Dahlen. Chicago : American Library Association, 2012.

Librarians on the Fly: Baby Steps to creating a Makerspace in the Library

Library services for youth with autism spectrum disorders / Dr. Lesley S.J. Farmer. Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2013.

Coteaching reading comprehension strategies in elementary school libraries : maximizing your impact / Judi Moreillon. Chicago : American Library Association, 2013.

The librarian's nitty-gritty guide to social media / Laura Solomon. / Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2013. The vast array of social media options present a challenge: it’s tough to keep current, let alone formulate a plan for using these tools effectively. Solomon, a librarian with extensive experience in web development, design, and technology, cuts to the chase with this invaluable guide to using social media in any kind of library.

Complete copyright for K-12 librarians and educators / Carrie Russell. Chicago : American Library Association, 2012.

Beyond book sales : the complete guide to raising real money for your library / edited by Susan Dowd / Chicago : ALA Neal-Schuman, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2014. Regardless of the scope or complexity of library fundraising, successful efforts are always about forging and strengthening relationships with the range of stakeholders throughout the community. Dowd and her team from Library Strategies, share proven strategies.

Getting started with evaluation / Peter Hernon, Robert E. Dugan, and Joseph R. Matthews. / Chicago : American Library Association, 2014. -- This book presents an overview of evaluation and the types of metrics, linking them to strategic planning and infrastructure.

This is what is needed to start Makerspace- includes crowdfunding

Making the most of your library career / edited by Lois Stickell, Bridgette Sanders. / Chicago : ALA Editions, American Library Association, 2014. An MLIS can provide the skill set needed to get a library job, but building a library career means knowing how to maximize your potential every step of the way.