<div dir="ltr">Just a note in case you missed it, but the Downtown (Chattanooga) library already is (and growing) a haven for makers thanks to +Nate Hill.<div><br></div><div style>Libraries have such potential in this new age, I hope more of them work to become more than just free movie rental spots.</div>

</div><div class="gmail_extra"><br><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 7:09 AM, Phil Shapiro <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:pshapiro@his.com" target="_blank">pshapiro@his.com</a>></span> wrote:<br>

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<br><font face="garamond, new york, times, serif" size="3">-- </font><br><div style="font-size:12pt">Phil Shapiro, <span style="color:rgb(0,0,139)"><a href="mailto:pshapiro@his.com" target="_blank">pshapiro@his.com</a></span><br>

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