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Kimball Library Turns High-Tech Page

Library Patrons Will Use Equipment On Site To Make Cool Items Inexpensively

Kimball Public Library is one of 30 libraries statewide chosen for a program to let library visitors use high-tech equipment to make various items – such as signs, personally designed T-shirts and pin-back buttons and much more – at bargain prices.

Or for free.

All while they learn skills for life or business.

"It's different," Kimball librarian Jan Sears told The Observer. "It's kind of changing focus. Libraries are about education. Instead of reading a book, this will focus a bit on entrepreneurial activities."

The project is called "Library Innovation Studios: Transforming Rural Communities...

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