An article I wrote for Public Libraries Online: With Apple devices widely used by our public and staff, libraries are invariably affected when changes occur. What might Apple’s latest operating system release mean for public libraries? Read the full article at here.
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Tinkering with Teens
Below are some schematics created in a two hour TinkerCAD workshop I taught in Suffolk County, NY. For most of these teens, this was their first time using the software–they were very excited to learn it was free and browser-based! If your 3D printer is available to the public, giving your patrons some basic 3D designContinue reading “Tinkering with Teens”
3D Printing Children’s Prosthetic Hands at Your Library
One of the most fascinating applications of a 3D printer is its ability to manufacture low-cost prosthetics. Libraries seeking to offer STEAM education, community service opportunities or a family-oriented activity should consider organizing a Hand Challenge! Getting Started: For the Hand Challenge at the Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library, we chose the open-source “Raptor Reloaded” schematic, whichContinue reading “3D Printing Children’s Prosthetic Hands at Your Library”