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Friday, March 13 • 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Gaming Sustainability through Outreach: A Crafting, Mending, and Reusing Workshop FULL

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Community Notes

When staring down the dragon known as climate change, what are some small ways to fight back? Learn to stitch, mend, and create reusable items to help save the planet! Arm yourself with some new skills as part of Earth Day outreach by crafting in the library.

We will provide lots of take-home resources on the topics of sustainability, zero/low waste, and creative projects to try at home and in your libraries. Techniques for mending, stitching, and reusing clothes and fabric scraps will be covered, and materials will be provided for all to make something.

**If you have an item of clothing that could use some creative mending for you to wear again (jeans with holes, a favorite dress with a stain, torn shorts, etc), please bring it to the workshop!**

Conveners
avatar for Shelley Carr

Shelley Carr

Resource Sharing Coordinator, University of San Francisco
I'm a curator and artist who turned to libraries several years ago. My background is in design, textiles, and painting with an emphasis on recycled materials and sustainability in artistic practice. Now as a library professional I strive to connect sustainability and creativity in... Read More →
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Sherri Saines

Subject Librarian for the Social Sciences, University Libraries, Ohio University
My subject assignments: fashion, tourism, women's and sexuality studies, sociology, anthropology, journalism, communications.Reimagining academic libraries, teambuilding, faculty outreachbut especially 18th C costume, a particular passion.
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Becky Briggs Becker (she/her)

University Archives Assistant, University of Tennessee Libraries
I'm the University Archives Assistant at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, where I'm a project manager, research assistant, and exhibit creator. I'm currently an Editor-at-Large for The American Archivist Reviews... Read More →

Designated Notetaker
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Vicki Blocker

Electronic Resources Librarian, Elon University


Friday March 13, 2020 1:30pm - 2:45pm EDT
Leconte Holiday Inn Downtown, 525 Henley Street, Knoxville, TN 37902