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Puppets, Jewelry and Recycled Art: Schools Collaborate to Bring MakerSpace to North Austin

Lanier High School, and the schools that feed into it, are hosting a literacy event to help inspire children to become lifelong readers.

Who: Lucy Read Pre-K School, Cook Elementary School, McBee, Padron and Wooldridge and Wooten elementary schools; Burnet Middle School and Lanier High School libraries will host MakerSpace Madness.

What: MakerSpace Madness will feature fair-style booths run by instructors to lead students. The booths will give students the opportunity to experiment with technology, create art with recycled materials and make take-away projects, such as puppets and jewelry.

Each child will receive a free book. There will be light refreshments and raffle prizes for attendees.

A story time featuring maker-themed stories, will take place in the last hour of the program.

Where: Lanier High School library, 1201 Payton Gin Road

When: 9 a.m.–noon Saturday, Jan. 30

For more information, please contact Padron Elementary School Librarian Danny Ramos at (512) 841-9619 or dramos@austinisd.org.