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Maker Fest

Join us on Sunday, February 26, 2023, from 1-3:30 p.m. for a free, in-person celebration of arts, crafts, engineering, technology, and the DIY movement. The 5th Annual Maker Fest features hobbyists, crafters, local businesses, and other DIYers from the community.

Adult demonstrating to a child how to measure using a ruler

Attend & Win

Attend Maker Fest and get a chance to win a $50 gift card from American Science & Surplus, The Home Depot, or Michaels.


  • See robot science and engineering in action
  • Learn to pick a lock
  • Marvel at science experiments
  • Participate in a group coloring mural
  • Experience making macrame art
  • Learn how to design and make DIY fashion
  • See the art of quilt making
  • Learn about timeless woodworking techniques
  • DIY a snowball game
  • Make a magnet
  • Create origami
  • Create vibrant pieces of scratch art
  • Vote for your favorite maker material
  • Make an infinity cube
  • Watch knitting and crocheting demonstrations
  • Participate in a collaborative glass calligraphy project


Activities and exhibitors subject to change. The Niles-Maine District Library does not endorse any product, service, or activity of the exhibitors.

Need More Information?

Visit the Tech Desk on the Lower Level or call 847-663-6606.


Parking information coming soon!

Photos from Previous Maker Fests

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