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Thursday, March 12 • 4:15pm - 5:45pm
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Join our light-up sewing circle! Sew your own soft circuit with LED lights and conductive thread, and get tips for hosting an e-textiles workshop at your own library. Embroiderers of all skill levels welcome!

While we sew, we'll have a collective conversation about how we take the time, space, and energy that we need to learn new skills, forage for materials, and introduce new programming at our workplaces.

Collective Presentation
In-Session Handout
E-Textiles Resources

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Ariel Ackerly (she/her)

Makerspace Associate, UGA Libraries
I manage the day-to-day operations of the Makerspace at the University of Georgia's Science Library. My background is wide-ranging but mostly arts-based -- I've taught glass fusing, hand embroidery, e-textiles, 3D printing, and laser cutting, as well as facilitated discussions about... Read More →
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Lydian Brambila (they/them)

Remote Reference Assistant, UGA Libraries
I'm a library worker in the Research & Instruction department at the University of Georgia Libraries and a doctoral student in Educational Theory & Practice, Critical Studies. I'm interested in promoting workplace democracy, exploring songwriting as inquiry, and troubling binaries... Read More →

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Karen Brunsting

Acquisitions & Collection Development Librarian, University of Memphis

Thursday March 12, 2020 4:15pm - 5:45pm EDT
Cumberland Holiday Inn Downtown, 525 Henley Street, Knoxville, TN 37902