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Librarians in the Washington, DC area might be interested in attending an event IMLS is hosting this Thursday evening in collaboration with the Congressional Maker Caucus, Maker Media, and Nation of Makers.

 

The June 11 Capitol Hill Maker Faire will kick off a celebration of making in the Nation’s Capital and is being held in conjunction with the much larger National Maker Faire on June 12 and 13. It will be a fun and interactive event for members of the public, including members of Congress and their staff.  Over 30 exhibitors are confirmed, with hands-on displays, such as robots, crafts, 3D printers, and other new manufacturing tools.  The event is free, but registration is required.  

 

Date:                     June 11, 2015

Time:                     5:00-8:00 p.m.

Location:              Rayburn House Office Building, Cafeteria

                                45 Independence Ave SW, Washington DC

Registration:      http://capitolmakerfaire.eventbrite.com

 

More info: http://www.imls.gov/news/maker_faire.aspx  (the June 11 daytime panels listed on this page are unfortunately at capacity)

 

 

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Teri DeVoe | Program Officer | Office of Library Services

Institute of Museum and Library Services

1800 M Street NW, 9th Floor | Washington, DC 20036

Phone: (202) 653-4778

Fax: (202) 653-4602

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