Tech Book Swap

Swap, trade, or give your tech books away! Donate your gently used guides and pick out "new-to-you" titles. There is only one rule - they must be technical in nature. While first claims will be given to those who bring books along, you can attend empty-handed and collect up to 3 books. 

In the mean time, feel free to come by and drop off books T-F 1-9pm Sat. 11-7pm. This event is free and will be followed by a Project Night at The Department of Making + Doing (DM+D). Connect and collaborate on new ideas and technologies, bring a project to work on, or hang out and get to know other people doing great things. (The picture above are actual books that will be there). 

About the space:

The Department of Making + Doing is a hands-on, civic innovation workshop that provides the space, tools + knowledge to empower citizens to make + do great things in Philly. DM+D is a partnership of NextFab Studio, BreadBoard, The Hacktory, and Public Workshop.


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  • Sophie T.

    Hmm... should I attend? I don't have any tech books though =(

    February 20, 2014

    • Yasmine M.

      As stated in the description, you can still attend and pick up to 3 books. Just keep in mind those with books will have first pick.

      February 20, 2014

  • Shay

    What level of tech books? I have a couple of "Complete Idiot's Guides".

    1 · January 23, 2014

    • Sophie T.

      My kind of books.. zero coding experience beyond HTML back in the day. On the other hand, relatively knowledgeable/intuitive with social media and user-centric design. Just can't code.

      1 · February 20, 2014

  • LaMaia

    I'm guessing that we won't be able to meet tomorrow if the weather is really crazy.

    February 12, 2014

    • Yasmine M.

      Exactly. We'll evaluate in the morning and reschedule if need be.

      February 12, 2014

  • Carole S.

    Are you looking for currency, or are books on using older versions of MS Office and so on welcome

    February 7, 2014

    • Yasmine M.

      MS Office 10 and higher would work.

      February 7, 2014

  • Shamekk S.

    Trying to find help to build app

    January 28, 2014

  • Georgia

    Those are perfect! All levels are welcome, we'd like to have a good mix.

    January 23, 2014

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