The maker movement helps transform our public libraries

Posted by bob on Apr 17, 2014 8:20 AM EDT
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The small town of Bethlehem, New York purchased a 3D printer and started teaching classes at its public library recently—jumpstarting the community's knowledge of advanced manufacturing and building upon a new way of doing things in a world where physical bookstores are dissappearing. It's true. Public libraries are reinventing themselves. Today they are becoming less of a place that hosts physical books and more of a center where people collaborate, commune, and learn new things.

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Do we want our libraries transformed? notbob 1 1,187 Apr 17, 2014 11:01 AM

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