Michigan State University

Calling All Makers!

Emily Treptow

Lansing Maker Week is almost here. MSU Libraries is one of more than a dozen community partners that will be contributing to Lansing’s first annual Maker Week. As one of the Lansing Maker Week partners, the MSU Libraries will be showcasing maker activities we support during an open house. There will be demos of the Espresso Book Machine, which is capable of printing a book in 7 minutes from a pdf file, and the new 3D printer.

When: Tuesday, October 7 from 12-4pm

Where: 2nd floor of the Main Library.

More Maker Week Events on MSU’s Campus:

Open House at the Hive: The Hive, MSU’s new entrepreneurship incubation hub, is designed to give MSU student entrepreneurs all the resources they need. Ken Szymusiak, the Managing Director of the Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, as well as the manager of the Hive, will lead tours.

When: Tuesday, October 7 from 12-4pm

Where: Wilson Hall

Broad Art Museum: The Flat Bread Society Exhibit will be on display from 1pm-6pm. At 6pm, Steve Teeri, from the Ann Arbor District Library, will give Tuesday’s keynote presentation.

When: Tuesday, October 7

These are just a few of the events from one day of Lansing Maker Week, which goes from October 6- October 12. The events during the week lead up to Startup Weekend: Maker Edition, which begins with Friday night pitches and ends with Sunday night demos and presentations.

For more information, check out the Lansing Maker Week website or email Terence O’Neill, our Entrepreneurship Librarian.

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