Grants Awarded To Libraries Across Illinois

Published 04/16 2014 09:40PM

Updated 04/16 2014 11:58PM

Jesse White, Illinois' Secretary of State and State Librarian, is awarding more than $670,000 in grants to 159 libraries.

The grants will help libraries purchase books, DVD's, CD's and other educational tools.

Several libraries in the Wabash Valley will receive money.

The Helen Matthes Library in Effingham will receive $5,000, the Paris Carnegie Public Library in Paris will receive $1,000, and Lake Land College in Mattoon will receive $2,500.

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