Bring Your Ideas to MiY

Make It Yourself (MiY) gives residents of all ages access to tools, techniques and hands-on learning experiences that will spark their imaginations and enrich their lives. A particular focus will be given to young people, with the goal of inspiring/nurturing their interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). STEM education is increasingly important as students prepare for careers in our 21st century, technology-dependent, global economy. Looking at global technology trends, these learning and "making" experiences are going to be vital for current and future generations.

 


Maker Movement Infographic

MiY provides a variety of opportunities for the public to learn new skills, cultivate and prototype new ideas, as well as collaborate with others to create things :

Our annual "Summer of MAKE" initiative which provides children and teens with a stimulating and experience rich environment making STEM based projects and builds.

Monthly and bi-monthly instructor led activities for children, teens and adults

Large-scale family-friendly events such as Art-tronics, Cardboard Challenge, New Jersey Makers Day and our Mini Maker Exhibition

Piscataway Library has always been a destination for consuming content. Now the library is a place you can go to create, too!

Currently, access for use of our makerspace resources is available by appointment only.

Please contact our MiY makerspace staff at  miy@piscatawaylibrary.org if you interested in learning more, have questions or regarding scheduling an appointment to use our makerspace resources.

 

 

The following area available in our MiY Makerspace for use during our open hours :

The following are additional resources available upon request for use in our MiY Makerspace :

  • Soldering irons
  • Japanese hand saws
  • Miter saws
  • Portable table saws
  • Hand tools (hammers, mallots, screwdrivers, pliers, wire cutters, etc)
  • Power drill
  • Arduino boards and kits
  • Heat press
  • Laptops