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Poem Bot

  • litSPARK Tent Fayetteville Street Raleigh, NC United States (map)

litSPARK 2018: Poem Bot Poem Dispenser

"My Poet, My Poem & I" poem dispenser is putting poems by great American poets—as well as the NCSU Libraries’ own bookBot—into the hands of passersby. After selecting whether you want a poem by a human or the bookBot, the dispenser prints out a poem on a pocket-sized piece of paper, and even adds photographs of you and the poet.

The poem dispenser is the brainchild of Digital Research and Scholarship Librarian Markus Wust. Built in the NCSU Libraries Makerspace, Wust’s dispenser combines a Raspberry Pi 3, a thermal printer and a small touch screen. The wooden housing of the dispenser was laser-cut in the Makerspace, as well.
Tent Hours
Saturday (9/15) 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday (9/16) 11am-5pm

 litSPARK is presented by Investors Management Corporation who believe that strategic investments in education and literacy in the earliest years can lead to systemic change, positively impacting the lives of children–our future leaders–for generations to come.

litSPARK is presented by Investors Management Corporation who believe that strategic investments in education and literacy in the earliest years can lead to systemic change, positively impacting the lives of children–our future leaders–for generations to come.

Earlier Event: September 16
Poetry on Demand
Later Event: September 16
Zine Making