Library Construction Grant Announced

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JAMESTOWN, NY (WNY News Now) – Over 16 libraries in our area were collectively over awarded $1.2 million dollars as part of a Public Library Construction Grant.

New York State Senator George Borrello says the funding will enable libraries to better meet the needs of their patrons by increasing accessibility and modernizing facilities while reducing operating costs.

Locally, the James Prendergast Library received $214,000 dollars to replace the entire HVAC system, upgrade its computer system and install a patio and outdoor walkway for outdoor programs.

Furthermore, the Lakewood Memorial Library, Ripley Public Library and Cattaraugus Free Library are among locations in our area who received funding.


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