Niagara Falls Public Library announces the opening of the Maker Space
NIAGARA FALLS, NY (WIVB) – The Niagara Falls Public Library at 1425 Main St. in Niagara Falls announced on Wednesday that its Maker Space will have its grand opening, with ribbon cutting, on Friday, December 17 at 10 a.m.
The Maker Space will promote access to computers, 3D printers, a coding robot, instant circuits, a charging station for mobile devices and high-tech tools and similar craft supplies. It will enable people in the region to learn new skills and use art and technology to create.
The library also wants to offer Wi-Fi services, which the residents of Niagara Falls might not otherwise have access to. It will soon have 200 Chromebooks and 205 Wi-Fi hotspots available for borrowing, allowing users to access the Internet.
In addition, the library will have several new computers and printers, as well as privacy modules, which will allow users to have a personal space for the use of the health database and the Zoom conference with health professionals. health.
The technologies are made available through grants from the American Library Association, the Grace Foundation, the Federal Communications Commission, and the National Library of Medicine.
Niagara Falls Mayor Robert Restaino and MP Angelo Morinello will be in attendance.
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