Makerspaces : a practical guide for librarians. John J. Burke. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, . A “makerspace” is an area in a library where users can use tools and equipment to design, build, and create all sorts of different things. This practical guide will help librarians develop, budget for, and implement makerspaces; write grant proposals for funding; and understand the mindset behind the maker movement in order to meet patron needs.
The creative imperative : school librarians and teachers cultivating curiosity together / Jami Biles Jones and Lori J. Flint, editors / Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC,  New Common Core and state standards demand creative teaching and learning. This book provides a solid, foundational understanding of creativity that enables readers to elicit creative performance from their students.
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.
Every child ready for school : helping adults inspire young children to learn / Dorothy Stoltz, Elaine M. Czarnecki, and Connie Wilson. / Chicago : American Library Association, 2012. -- The topic of early literacy continues to gain momentum in educational circles. But early literacy storytimes are only one way libraries can contribute. The authors of this innovative training handbook offer many more.