The library is curious to know who out there is interested in using a 3-D printer. Leave a comment on this blog post & let us know!
Students at UC-Berkeley have created a vending machine that aims to 'democratize' 3D printing: http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-33809_7-57586528
Work continues on our newly redesigned fountain, which should be up and running soon. The new fountain will feature decorative rocks, plumes of water and beautiful lighting, all surrounded by bench seating. We thank you for your patience and hope everyone will enjoy our new fountain for years to come!
How have you seen libraries change?
The Sunday Southtown Star cover story, details all of the exciting changes happening in libraries around Chicago and across the country.
'Times are changing in America, and if you want to see an institution trying to change with them, using every technological and conceptual tool it can, look no further than your local public library.'
We'll be making periodic blog posts about the fountain renovation this spring. Watch this space for pictures and movies as the project moves toward completeion.
I just listened to this great Reggae CD over the weekend, its totally perfect for the 90 degree temps we'll be having this week.
The Sound Doctor : Black Ark singles and dub plates, 1972-1978 is a compilation album, and it makes you feel so cool on the hot Chicago streets.