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Westport Library Schedules Second All-Night Maker Madness

The Westport Public Library will host its second all-night maker madness event March 12-13.
The Westport Public Library will host its second all-night maker madness event March 12-13. Photo Credit: Jllm06 Wikimedia Commons

WESTPORT, Conn. -- The second Westport Library Maker Madness, for ages 11 through adult, will feature maker workshops and hands-on building and creating.

The event begins at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 12 and ends at 7 a.m. Sunday, March 13. It takes place throughout the library. Register early; a participation waiver is required.

A $50 fee includes a midnight pizza party and snacks throughout the program. Maker Madness features workshops and lots of hands-on building and creating. Highlighted events include:

  • Building a dragon with sculptor Chris Crowe
  • Writing a stage play about the dragon
  • Constructing and running through a laser maze
  • Night sky photography with the Westport Astronomical Society
  • 3D pancake printing
  • Creating a wax seal crest
  • Upcycling wallets and bags
  • Taking things apart
  • A massive video gaming headquarters
  • Virtual reality demonstrations with the Oculus Rift and Google Cardboard
  • "Making Maker Madness: The Movie"
  • Using a 360° virtual reality camera

To volunteer as a helper at the program, contact agiannini@westportlibrary.org. For more information, call 203-291-4847 or check the library's website .

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