Bike Fixtation … @your library?

What a great idea:  The  Uptown Transit Station in Minneapolis offers this first  Bike Fixtation – a public bike workstation, with vending machine of bike parts, tubes, patch kits, as well as drinks, power bars, sunscreen, lights, etc. There is also air available and a stand to work on your bike. Chad DeBaker developed this awesome Bike Fixtation  for the price of $7700 – not bad for a college campus or community library!  Read more about it and view more image in the adventure journal or contact http://www.bikefixtation.com/ to get one for your library.

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art from old books

check out these beautiful art pieces created from discarded books by an Australian artist Kylie Stillman. Kylie carves trees out of old books —  Kind of ironic that trees are used to create books that are now used to create images of tree within them!  Check out more images on  http://1800recycling.com/blog/ or check out Kylie Stillman’s website!

(also check out more about 1800recylcing.com blog, recycling search, or their state by state resources)