3D printing at the library

35 Schools Awarded 3D Printers Thanks to Dremel's #LearnMakeGive Contest: Educators Tell Us What Winning Means for Their Students

35 Schools Awarded 3D Printers Thanks to Dremel's #LearnMakeGive Contest: Educators Tell Us What Winning Means for Their Students

When I was in middle school shop class, we engraved plastic keychains. There was no design to them other than settling on the brief text we wanted and ensuring we didn’t get our preteen fingers caught in the heavy machinery. Kids today are also able to create their own personalized keychains — but they do […]

When I was in middle school shop class, we engraved plastic keychains. There was no design to them other than settling on the brief text we wanted and ensuring we didn’t get our preteen fingers caught in the heavy machinery. Kids today are also able to create...
Marine Corps Captain 3D Prints Water Bottle Prototype, Designed to Reduce Logistical Footprint in Military Convoys

Marine Corps Captain 3D Prints Water Bottle Prototype, Designed to Reduce Logistical Footprint in Military Convoys

3D printing is often used in the military, to make objects like the small but useful TruClip, or munitions. We also see 3D printing utilized often in a classroom setting, to teach students of all ages about the technology so they’ll have a leg up when they are starting their careers later. The technology is also […]

3D printing is often used in the military, to make objects like the small but useful TruClip, or munitions. We also see 3D printing utilized often in a classroom setting, to teach students of all ages about the technology so they’ll have a leg up when they are...
More Progress in the Making: The ALA Helps Prepare Public Libraries as they Embark on Setting up 3D Printing Labs

More Progress in the Making: The ALA Helps Prepare Public Libraries as they Embark on Setting up 3D Printing Labs

The library has always been my happy place. Throughout my childhood, we made one to two trips there a week and my limit was a whopping stack of eight books which I always fulfilled happily and then disappeared into my room for hours on end hoping not to be disturbed as I fell into one […]

The library has always been my happy place. Throughout my childhood, we made one to two trips there a week and my limit was a whopping stack of eight books which I always fulfilled happily and then disappeared into my room for hours on end hoping not to be disturbed...