Thanks William & Phil<div><br><div>Don't miss +Meg Backus and the rest of our crew, w/o them we wldnt be doing anything.</div><div><br><div>4thfloor.chattlibrary is a nice entry point to chattanooga's emerging maker ecosystem - we also have a lot of love for Tim, Jeff & the chatt*lab gang for their important schemes and contributions to this movement <span></span>as well. <br>
<div><br></div><div>I'm actually sitting here in Denmark, with our team having just participated in the NextLibrary.net conference. I can tell you all that while our start may be modest, Chattanooga sits on the cutting edge of 'making' in public spaces. The world is watching how we all work together, which is pretty cool.</div>
<div><br></div><div>Ill push some pics & links to the list when I return.</div><div><br></div><div>N</div><div><br></div><div><br>On Friday, June 21, 2013, William Wade  wrote:<br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex">
<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>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="javascript:_e({}, 'cvml', 'pshapiro@his.com');" target="_blank">pshapiro@his.com</a>></span> wrote:<br>


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Kindly share this new blog post with people you know who would be interested.</div>
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<br></div><div style="font-size:12pt">Direct link at</div><div style="font-size:12pt"><br></div><div><font face="garamond, new york, times, serif"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,139)"><a href="http://opensource.com/education/13/6/libraries-haven-for-makers" style="color:rgb(0,0,139);text-decoration:none" target="_blank">http://opensource.com/education/13/6/libraries-haven-for-makers</a></span></font><span><font color="#888888"><br>


<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="javascript:_e({}, 'cvml', 'pshapiro@his.com');" target="_blank">pshapiro@his.com</a></span><br>


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