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Should Public Libraries Become Hacker Spaces? 164

ptorrone writes "Public libraries — the availability of free education for all — represent the collective commitment of a community to their future. They symbolize what is most important, a commitment to educating the next generation. The role of a public library should also adapt over time, and that time is finally here. It's time to plan how we're going to build the future and what place public libraries have, should have, or won't have. MAKE's latest article encourages everyone to start talking about one of our great resources, the public library, and its future."
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Should Public Libraries Become Hacker Spaces?

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  • *Whooosh* (Score:1, Funny)

    by Anonymous Coward on Friday March 11, 2011 @09:28AM (#35451992)
    That's the sound the flying metal shards make as they penetrate a child's skin at your remodeled, "tech shop" local library hackerspace. Fortunately, this fits in well with the current purview of libraries, and they will welcome these (and other) additional liabilities with open arms!

Can anyone remember when the times were not hard, and money not scarce?