Library Improvement Grants for 2017

The Nebraska Library Commission announced approval of the following Library Improvement Grants from those submitted. Note that money for these approved grants currently is not available since the funding for these grants is contingent upon LSTA funding and action on the federal budget which has not yet been approved. Libraries with approved grant applications should not commit to contracts, agreements, or expenditures unless they can fully cover those costs should the Library Improvement Grant monies be delayed or denied.

Following are the approved grants with brief notes about the projects proposed:

Brunswick Public Library:
$3,327 to join the Pioneer Library Consortium

Central City Public Library:
$3,000 for updating of the library’s meeting room presentation equipment

Goodall City Library (Ogallala):
$4,760 for a library humanities-related programs to address specific community target audiences including widows

Schuyler Public Library:
$14,126 for acquiring equipment and software to improve communication with the public in the library’s new building

Sidney Public Library:
$20,400 for digitizing of local newspaper from 1875 to current year

South Sioux City Public Library:
$5,250 to acquire up-to-date microfilm reader/scanner for local historical documents

 

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