Tag Archives: D.C. Public Library

3D/DC: A great day for libraries

Last week, I participated in 3D/DC, an annual Capitol Hill event exploring 3D printing and public policy. Programming focused on 3D printing’s implications for education, the arts, the environment, the workforce and the public good. In my reflections on last year’s 3D/DC, I averred that the event was “a good day for libraries.” This year, “good” graduated to “great.” Libraries ... Read More »

City-Wide Investment Pays Off: D.C. Librarian Receives Architecture Award

This week, the American Institute of Architects awarded D.C. Chief Librarian Ginnie Cooper the 2013 Thomas Jefferson Award for Public Architecture, making Cooper the first librarian to ever receive the prestigious award. Since becoming chief librarian of the D.C. Public Library in 2006, Cooper has recruited world-class architects to modernize and transform the city’s libraries into modern and iconic destinations. ... Read More »