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Grants announced for school district libraries

Grants announced for school district libraries


SPRINGFIELD — Area school libraries will share in $1.3 million in Fiscal Year 2019 School District Library Grants announced last week by Illinois Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White.

A total of 694 public school districts will receive grants.

Locally, $750 grants were announced for the Alwood, Annawan, Cambridge, Carbon Cliff-Barstow, Colona, East Moline-Silvis, Erie, Galva, Hampton, Orion, Rockridge and Kewanee Wethersfield school districts.

Other grant recipients include:

• Moline-Coal Valley School District, $5,191.50

• Rock Island-Milan School District, $4,458.75

• Geneseo, $1,904.25

• East Moline School District, $1,938

• Kewanee, $1,345.50

• United Township High School District, East Moline, $1,248.75

• Sherrard, $1,045.50

• Mercer County School District, $941.25

• Riverdale school district, Port Byron, $810.75.


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