From The Tennesseean:
“The Maker Movement has really, really caught on with libraries,” said Dolores Greenwald, director of Williamson County Public Library.
Williamson County Public Library launched its own publishing imprint last year. Now, the library is about to help four local writers get published through a writing contest.
The mother of maker spaces in Tennessee is at Chattanooga Public Library as it evolves its 12,000-square-foot fourth floor into a public laboratory with equipment such as 3-D printers, a vinyl cutter and a laser cutter. The program offers expertise, programs and events.
In Middle Tennessee, the Nashville Public Library recently opened its first Studio NPL at its Green Hills branch, giving free access and librarian expertise on sophisticated equipment such as 3-D printers and robotics kits.
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