[EMS Discuss] Corvallis Maker Event

Bob Miller EMAIL HIDDEN
Fri Dec 21 15:46:32 PST 2012


Oh, and here's the flyer.


On Fri, Dec 21, 2012 at 3:40 PM, Bob Miller <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:

> I emailed Robin.  Here is the message she sent back.
>
> I think we should definitely participate in this, either individually or
> as a group.
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> Hiya,****
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> ** **
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> Great to hear from you!****
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> We don’t have a web page yet . . .  this is our library’s first foray into
> a Makerspace type of event and we’re in the planning stages right now. I’ve
> attached a recruitment flyer that you’re welcome to share. Since this is
> our first Maker event, we’re not doing an official Maker Faire and we’re
> keeping things smallish.****
>
> ** **
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> Here’s a bit more info:****
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> **-      **event will be held in our library’s Main Meeting Room****
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> **-      **dates: Wed, March 27th and Thurs, March 28th, 2013 . . .
> probably from 12-4pm each day****
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> **-      **we’ll have about 6 to 7 makers per day, with different people
> for each day****
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> **-      **we’re paying exhibitors/makers $50. for the 4 hour show****
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> **-      **previous experience with a Maker Faire is a huge plus, of
> course!****
>
> **-      **this is an All Ages event and we're definitely interested in
> hands-on activities, with an emphasis on hi tech/artsy/science/music/things
> that go or light up****
>
> **-      **we expect attendance to be high as we’re scheduling the event
> during the school district’s Spring Break week****
>
> **-      **we’ll have lots of publicity and hopefully the local paper
> will cover the event as it’s the first of its kind in Corvallis
>
> ****
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> I only have one person booked so far, with a couple of other maybes that
> the committee is going to decide on in early January.****
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> ** **
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> I’d love to find a few inventors with cool things to show off, or someone
> who’s got hi-tech gadgetry. That doesn’t mean we’re not interested in
> someone if they have a great arts/craft project, though.****
>
> ** **
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> **To apply, just send me an email with a project/exhibit proposal and some
> pics, if possible. There’s no deadline – we’re booking people on a rolling
> basis as we find them.******
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> ** **
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> Questions or concerns? Feel free to email as needed.****
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> Robin****
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> Robin Fosdick
> Reference Librarian, Youth Services
> Corvallis-Benton County Public Library
> 645 NW Monroe Avenue
> Corvallis, OR 97330
> 541.766.6489****
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> ** **
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> www.thebestlibrary.org/teengraphics****
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> On Fri, Dec 21, 2012 at 10:42 AM, Rick Osgood <EMAIL HIDDEN>wrote:
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>> Good point.  Her email address was attached to the website comment.  It
>> is EMAIL HIDDEN
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>> On Fri, Dec 21, 2012 at 10:32 AM, Bob Miller <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
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>>> How can we follow up?  There is no contact info, no web site, and no
>>> date.
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>>> On Fri, Dec 21, 2012 at 8:37 AM, Rick Osgood <EMAIL HIDDEN>wrote:
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>>>> The below comment was made on our website.  I'm forwarding it to
>>>> the group to see if anyone is interested in taking part in this event:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> The Corvallis-Benton County Public Library is planning our first
>>>> Makerspace event in March 2013 - a 2 day, 4 hour festival of makers and
>>>> exhibitors for all ages. We’re looking for some local makers/exhibitors to
>>>> participate and I’m wondering if you could help me get the word out? I
>>>> tried to email your group but it keeps bouncing back.
>>>>
>>>> Some more info:
>>>> - the event will take place in our Main Meeting Room and we'll have 6
>>>> to 7 makers/exhibitors with each one having a table space
>>>> - this is more of a fair than individual performances and we expect
>>>> patrons to continuously come and go during the event
>>>> - we're definitely interested in hands-on activities, with an emphasis
>>>> on hi tech/artsy/science/music/things that go or light up
>>>>
>>>> I'd love to find someone local that does Arduino or has cool inventions
>>>> to show off.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks very much,
>>>>
>>>> Robin
>>>>
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