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Pirtle’s CyberCafe is now open!!

On December 3, 2011, students from the Fall LIS 451 course completed work on the new Pirtle’s CyberCafe.  Through the hard work of several people, this space was completely revamped and transformed into a community computer lab.  This cafe will … Continue reading

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Progress on the new CyberCafe

During the weekend of October 28-29, 2011, members of the LIS451 Pirtles group, along with some very helpful ESLARP undergraduates, continued work on the CyberCafe.  The handmade counters were installed, doors were painted, and walls were touched up with more … Continue reading

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CyberCafe taking shape

After trips by members of New Horizon United Methodist Church and Twin City Bible Church, Pirtle’s new space is really taking shape. University students will be back at it at the end of October to continue preparing the new space … Continue reading

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Welcome

Hello, and welcome to the partial list of project pages for the UIUC engagement with Pirtle’s Ice Cream Shop in East St. Louis, IL.

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Pirtle's Cafe Lab Open!

On Dec. 4th, students from the Cafe Group in the LIS 451 course at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois completed the installation of a computer lab in the Pirtle’s Ice Cream shop. … Continue reading

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Work begins on Pirtle's new Cybercafe space

On Saturday, September 11, students took the first steps in preparing the old Pirtle’s Cigarettes space to be used as a new cybercafe.

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