While we’re busy building libraries with obvious accessibility fails, Helsinki built one across from parliament (via Paris Marx, again) that in addition to 100,000 books offers “a space for meetings, free events, and informal gatherings, with a cafe, theater”, has access to “3-D printers and power tools, sewing machines and music rooms and makerspaces”, and even lets you “borrow season tickets for the Helsinki’s popular professional basketball games”.

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