Finally! I started distributing the paper circuit take-and-make kit at my library, which I’ve been dreaming about doing since the PLIX workshop back in November. I was inspired by the cat-with-LED-eyes photo I saw posted on this forum. So what I did was I selected an image from my library’s Digital Collection, a 1960s-era photo of the Minneapolis skyline covered in snow.
This take-and-make is geared for an adult audience. Local history programs are very popular at my library, so I thought this would be a fun way to promote our digital collections to local history buffs and inspire them to get creative with circuits.
Here’s the finished product:
Here’s what the kits look like:
And here’s the template included with the kit:
This is a fairly prescribed project to begin with. My hope is that I can cultivate a group of participants that want to do virtual meet-ups where the select their own images, pick up supplies from the library and then show-and-tell online what they’ve created.