Get your action figures here! The 3D printing frontier

Posted on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 by ThatLibraryLady

RepRap machine 3D printing is here. Have you tried it yet? As 3D printing is becoming cheaper and easier to use, more people are using it. But where does fair use run into copyright violation? NPR started a discussion about the uses and misuses of this new technology. Learn more at the Library: TechShop at the Saratoga Library on Monday February 25th at 7:00 pm. TechShop at . . . more »


Posted on Friday, February 15, 2013 by ThatLibraryLady

Meet American and Canadian astronauts living in the International Space Station in NASA's Google+ Hangout or on the the NASA Television YouTube channel on Friday February 22nd from 7:30 to 8:30 am PST (10:30 to 11:30 am EST). Astronauts Kevin Ford and Tom Marshburn of NASA and Chris Hadfield of the Canadian Space Agency will discuss their life and work aboard the Space Station. NASA . . . more »

A smiley face, 5 star read

Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 by ThatLibraryLady

Smiley face Rotten Tomatoes reviews movies, MetaCritic rates video games, but where can you go for book ratings on the internet? There's a new start-up in town trying to fill this gap. iDreamBooks provides aggregated ratings for book titles from newspaper and magazine book reviews as well as book bloggers. They also provide a forum where you can post your own opinions. Looking for more reading suggestions? . . . more »