3D Printing is the process of making three dimensional solid objects from a digital file. Teens at the White Plains Public Library explain exactly how the process of 3D Printing and Design works.
Oops! I broke the 3D printer! And you know what? It’s OK. One night on The 2nd Floor of the Chattanooga Public Library I attempted to make 3 Stretchlet bracelets on our 3D printer at one time. We’re taking our 3D printer to the local children’s museum later this month […]
http://metronews.ca/news/edmonton/774745/edmonton-public-library-makes-space-for-tech-friendly-creations/ CDs, DVDs and video games have been moved from what used to be the audio-visual room on the main level of the Stanley A. Milner EPL branch downtown, where renovations began Friday on the Makerspace.
Warren: Hi Justin! I found this weird avant garde art video online that you’re featured in! I didn’t realize you were into that – tell me more! Justin: No, not an art video…I was actually testing out On Air Google+ Hangouts with my co-worker James McNutt. We’re using the On Air Hangouts […]
Make sure you check out Library’s 3-D printer spits out all kinds of fun and learning over at the Pittsburgh Post Gazette. I’ve been talking with Saxonburg Area Library Director Erin Wincek about 3D printing over the past few months and I am in love with the things she’s doing […]
Brian Kenney’s new piece in Publishers Weekly is on Maker Spaces: http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/libraries/article/56603-meet-your-makers.html I love his take: What’s radical about maker spaces in libraries? Pretty much everything. Maker spaces are messy in a library world that values order, disruptive in a culture run by schedules, chaotic in a profession that did, […]
Monica Harris, a librarian from Oak Park, Illinois, recently posted a great article to the MakerSpaces and the Participatory Library group on Facebook about 3D printing and intellectual property in which Chris Anderson declared, “we’re going to get sued.” I wryly replied with a link to a Wired article that the lawsuits had […]
Note from Michael: I met Tippecanoe County PL (Lafayette, IN) director Jos Holman at IPLA last week. He told me about his library’s creation space “The Portal.” S. Neal Starkey, Head Technology Librarian, followed up with some info and a link. I thought this was a good example of what’s possible in a medium-sized […]
Teen Librarianship has a unique place within libraries. It’s not quite a new idea for libraries to provide dedicated services to teens, yet it doesn’t still have the same kind of rich history we have with other populations. This gives teen librarianship a unique place within libraries today; it allows […]