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Building a hit with a new 3D printer at the library

November 24, 2013
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By Lisa Capobianco
A 3D printer is available, free of charge to residents, at the Southington Library.

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer From hair combs to iPhone cases to bracelets, members of Southington Public Library have a variety of items to create with the help of the new three-dimensional printer, which uses corn-starched-based plastic filament to mold objects. β€œIt is cool because it is environmentally-friendly,” said Sue Smayda, the executive director of…

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Foundation awards grants for the arts; Southington Library to purchase 3D printer

May 10, 2013
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The Southington library has received a grant from the Community Foundation of New Britain to fund two upcoming arts programs – a canvas mural and a three-dimensional printer. As part of its most recent round of grants, the foundation has awarded funding to libraries in each of the four towns they represent – Southington, Plainville,…

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