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SPS ready for Library makerspace


September 13, 2017

Sidney Public Schools will benefit from Sidney Public Library’s permanent makerspace, Chris Arent, Sidney High School principal, told the SPS board Monday.

The library has received a $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to establish a “teaching telepresence” with University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

“Makerspace is basically where you’re able to come in and there’s different tools and different items available for you to use to create things,” Arent explained. “We were the first community in Nebraska to receive that grant.”

The space should be completed in Novembe...

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