The La Conner Regional Library was awarded a pilot project from the Aerospace and Biotechnology Academy of NASA. The Aerospace and Biotechnology Academy pilot project will train the La Conner Regional Library staff to serve as a resource to assist middle school students explore science through robotics. The La Conner Regional Library will receive kits which will be checked out to middle school teachers whom the library will recruit.
The pilot will run from October through December of this year. Director Joy Neal says the final project will be a robotics day in the library showing off what the students have learned. Three additional rural libraries in Montana, Vermont, and Maine also received grants as a part of the pilot project.
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