'Hack the Stacks' Civic Hackathon TODAY!

Hack the Stacks The Hack the Stacks hackathon on October 26 & 27 is a chance to volunteer your skills to create apps for Fletcher Free Library; help Big Heavy World promote and preserve Vermont-made music with a new mobile-responsive web site; build WordPress web sites for Vermont's non-profit organizations and learn more about civic applications and open data. Join other developers, technology integrators, designers and hackers of all types for two days of civic hacking at Fletcher Free Library, 235 College Street, Burlington.

If you have any of these skills (beginners through advanced), we need you! PHP, Ruby, or any other programming language; WordPress (all levels); Web design, JavaScript, CSS; Copywriting, information architecture

Just curious about civic hacking? Feel free to drop in anytime on Saturday or Sunday. Tours of the hackathon, the ongoing app projects, and introductions to local collaborative community projects like the Civic Cloud will be offered throughout the hackathon. Teams will be giving demos of their projects starting at 4pm on Sunday afternoon, too.

Here's the specific event times (it's not an overnight hackathon): Saturday, October 26, 2013, 10am - 6pm; Sunday, October 27, 2013, 12pm - 6pm RSVP at http://hack-the-stacks.eventbrite.com/ and find more info at codeforbtv.org.

UPDATE: See the story in Next City: http://nextcity.org/sharedcity/entry/what-can-a-bunch-of-burlington-coders-know-about-upgrading-a-140-library