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Akron Makes

Main Library
Saturday, September 17
11 - 4 pm

A free, interactive, family-friendly celebration of creativity and ingenuity 

Since 2013 adults, children and families have enjoyed hands-on exhibits at Main Library’s annual celebration of makers. Akron Makes is your chance to explore and engage with people who make stuff. Tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, engineers, artists, students and more show off their talents and interests with hands-on experiences throughout the library.

Past exhibitors have included coding, robots, drones, skee-bowl, egg drop, vortex cannon, guitar pedals, 3D printing, crafting, knitting, cosplay, modified Nerf guns and so much more! Do not miss out on this unique opportunity to engage with Akron’s curious and creative.

Are you a maker?

Do you want to show off what you make at this year’s Akron Makes? It is free! Click the button link and fill out the application form.

Previous exhibitors

Interested in learning how to make stuff?

Check out these maker-related materials and services available at the library.


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