Seven local libraries have been awarded grant money. State Representative Chad Hays says more than 91 thousand dollars has been approved for libraries located in the 104th Legislative House District. The Danville Public Library gets over 41 thousand dollars. Other receiving money are
Catlin Library 41 hundred dollars.
Georgetown Public Library 43 hundred dollars
Oakwood Public Library more than 76 hundred dollars
Rantoul Public Library some 16 thousand dollars
Elwood Township Carnegie Library more than two thousand dollars
And Westville Public Library more than 15 thousand dollars.
The Public Library Per Capita Grants Program was established to assist public libraries to improve and increase library services. The funding can be used for expenses such as materials, personnel, equipment, electronic access, telecommunications and technology.