Upcoming METRO Events, May 2012

Vendor Demo: MakerBot
Wed, May 23 A�| A�6:00-7:30pm A�| A�There is no fee to attend, but registration is required
In this presentation, Jon Santiago, education consultant for MakerBot A�and co-founder of HTINK education cooperative, will give an overview of the Makerbot 3-D Printing process and the various free and open source software tools available. A�In addition, there will be an open discussion about how 3-D printing could fit in the library ecosystem.
Learn more & register at http://metro.org/events/190/.

Webinar Screening: Gadgets in the Library – A Practical Guide to Personal Electronics for Librarians (Part 2)
Thurs, May 24 A�| A�2:30-4:00pm A�| A�There is no fee to attend, but registration is required.
Join us at METRO for this in-person webinar screening. A�This session will continue the discussion on personal electronics and their place in the library with a focus on eReaders and the future of technology.
Learn more & register at http://metro.org/events/192/

Writing an Effective Cover Letter
Thurs, May 24 A�| A�6:00-8:00pm A�| A�$20 METRO & A�myMETRO; $30 Non-Members
Many job hunters view cover letter writing as something to get done as quickly as possible and miss opportunities because they are not putting enough care and effort into it. A�During this workshop, instructor Ellen Mehling will teach you how to write an effective, targeted cover letter that makes you stand out from the competition and convinces the reader to take a good look at your resume.
Learn more & register at http://metro.org/events/89/

Upcoming Special Interest Group Meetings:
Mon, May 21 | 3-5pm | A�Learn more & register at: http://metro.org/events/186/

About John Pell

John Pell is an assistant professor and librarian at Hunter College in New York City.

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