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Nerds and tinkerers unite at the fourth annual Maker Faire

This year there were over 100 ‘makers’ who chose to exhibit the fruits of their tinkerings at one of the many booths, which were stationed either inside the library or on Jesup Green.

Claire Dinshaw, News Editor

April 28, 2015

On Saturday April 25, the Westport Public Library held the fourth annual Westport Mini Maker Faire on Jesup Greene. The Maker Faire gives Westport residents, students and anyone else with a ‘do-it-yourself mindset’ the opportunity to show off their unique creations, which range from robots to gian...

Mini Maker Faire inspires visitors of all ages

Mini Maker Faire inspires visitors of all ages

Rachel Treisman, Web Features Editor

April 27, 2014

On a sunny Saturday afternoon, hundreds of visitors roamed around Jesup Green to enjoy the third annual Mini Maker Faire, where people of all ages were encouraged to experiment with and experience the excitement of hands-on learning. The faire, put on in partnership with the Westport Public Library, ...

It Makes the Day: The Mini Maker Faire

A child watches his model car rush down the track at the Nerdy Derby, a booth with a wooden race track.

Eliza Llewellyn, Web Managing Editor

April 27, 2013

As robots roll, hula hoops spin, racecars launch and 3-D printers whir back and forth, assembling layers of plastic, visitors to Westport’s second Mini Maker Faire experience innovation in motion. The one-day, family-friendly event was held at the Westport Public Library on April 27 to promote tech...

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