Libraries Awarded Grants to Offer Summer Programs to Kids

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Area children will have more opportunities to partake in summer technology and literacy programs at more than 90 libraries thanks to grants issued by the Library of Michigan.

Under the 2019 Public Library Services grant program, made possible by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, 92 public libraries have awarded grants ranging from $500 to $2,000. Total funding for the summer is $155,554, according to the Michigan Department of Education.

Programs offered range from an arts and ecology program on Rabbit Island in the Upper Peninsula to a space-science program at Southfield Public Library based on the 50thanniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.

Greater Lansing area libraries receiving grants are:

  • Bath Township Public Library, 14033 Webster Road, Bath, org
  • DeWitt District Library, 13101 Schavey Road, DeWitt, org
  • Sunfield District Library, 112 Main St., Sunfield, michlibrary.org
  • Vermontville Township Library, 120 E. First St., Vermontville, michlibrary.org

 


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