Articles and Info on Maker Spaces

http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2012/10/public-services/the-makings-of-maker-spaces-part-1-space-for-creation-not-just-consumption/

http://blog.makezine.com/2011/03/10/is-it-time-to-rebuild-retool-public-libraries-and-make-techshops/

http://publiclibrariesonline.org/2012/11/making-the-case-for-a-public-library-makerspace/

http://www.fastcoexist.com/1680256/turning-a-library-into-a-maker-space

http://www.forbes.com/sites/tjmccue/2011/11/15/first-public-library-to-create-a-maker-space/

All of the links above relate to the concept of the Maker Space – alternatively known as the fab lab or hackerspace.  This hot concept in libraries is great fun to read about and very inspiring because of all the innovation growing out of the movement.  For even more articles, click here.

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