E-Textiles

Using the E-Textiles in a Library

Soon you will be able to download this librarian’s guide to see how to implement E-Textiles activities in your library. This guide includes:

  • A list of what you’ll need
  • Tips for choosing a theme
  • Ideas to run a library activity
  • A DIY (“How To”) guide for the youth

E-Textiles stands for electronic textiles. You can create your own light-up clothes and teach youth circuitry and electronics at the same time.

STEM Connections

  • Conductivity
  • Circuitry

Implementation Ideas

  • Backpack badges
  • Christmas ornaments
  • Bracelets