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3D Printing: New Uses for Old Spools

unSpooling Good Fun

Demonstrate your resourceful creativity!  How? Well, the library's 3-D printer uses a plant-based filament; however, the primary vendor of the filament uses plastic spools that are not easily recyclable. To help mark Earth Week (and to address this issue), the library staff invites members of the Einstein community to explore creative ways to reuse/repurpose these empty spools. 

About "New Uses for Old Spools" contest

During the week of April 9, take part in our “New Uses for Old Spools” Contest! Simply stop by the library and pick up an empty spool, let your creative juices flow, and invent a new use for it. Bring your new iteration to the library by Monday, April 23.

Your creations will be put on display in the library from April 23 to May 4, and members of the Einstein community will be invited to vote for:

·         most useful/practical

·         most creative

·         most quirky/unusual

Prizes will be awarded for each of these categories. Our spool supply is limited and will be distributed on a first come, first served basis.

Click here to vote. (voting open through May 4)

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