May is National Inventors Month

Publicity photo of a participant sitting in Nikola Tesla's laboratory in Colorado Springs circa 1900.

Publicity photo of a participant sitting in Nikola Tesla’s laboratory in Colorado Springs circa 1900.

Sponsored by the Inventors Digest, the United Inventors Association of America, and the Academy of Applied Science, National Inventors Month is celebrated in May to promote the importance of inventors and the contributions that they have made.

For the celebration, during the month of May, this tumblr will be featuring quotes by inventors about invention.

You can find books about inventors by searching the library catalog here.

Here are some ebooks available to access by typing in your pipeline login information.

Lincoln the Inventor  by Jason Emerson

Lincoln the Inventor
by Jason Emerson

Leonardo's Legacy : How Da Vinci Reimagined the World by Stefan Klein

Leonardo’s Legacy : How Da Vinci Reimagined the World
by Stefan Klein

Engineering Invention : Frank J. Sprague and the U.S. Electrical Industry by Frederick Dalzell

Engineering Invention : Frank J. Sprague and the U.S. Electrical Industry
by Frederick Dalzell

Great Lives from History:  Inventors & Inventions by Alvin K Benson

Great Lives from History: Inventors & Inventions
by Alvin K Benson