hack events using open data are becoming more popular, but still with very few being held in libraries. this page highlights examples of library hack events and ongoing makerspaces/fab labs based in libraries.
future events, makerspaces, fablabs
upcoming events for the diary. some are ongoing series of events and FabLabs that it is worth keeping an eye on.
st botolph's - the waiting room
address: colchester, essex, CO1 2PQ
a project sponsored by the carnegie trust, creative coop, and colchester school of art - this began as a regeneration initiative and will seek to co-locate libraries and hacker/maker spaces.
hack the library!
address: oldham library
take over the library and hack things, bring a project, find a partner, ask for help or just watch and learn!
exeter library fab lab
address: exeter library, exeter, devon
the new fab lab in the new exeter library. a number of 3d printers, raspberry pi mini-computers, arduino mini-computers, many events going on throughout the year, and trained volunteers.
british library labs events
address: british library, st pancras, london
events page with regular labs days exploring data from collections.
events that have been and gone - still often useful for finding out what happened and how it was done.
Sat 1 Oct address: Newcastle City Library, 33 New Bridge Street West, NE1 8AX Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Sat 9 Apr address: Bewick Hall, Level 2, Newcastle City Library, 33 New Bridge Street West, NE1 8AX Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Sat 13 Jun address: city university, northampton square, EC1V 0HB
Sat 22 Nov address: Oxford e-Research Centre, 7 Keble Road, Oxford, OX1 3QG
pi and mash
Sat 9 Aug address: senate house library, london
Thu 29 May address: Riverside Museum, 100 Pointhouse Rd, Glasgow, G3 8RS
open data hack day
Sat 22 Feb address: Oxford e-Research Centre, 7 Keble Road, Oxford, OX1 3QG