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Banks Library awarded $3,000 grant from American Library Association

The Banks Public Library on July 6, 2020. Photo: Chas Hundley

The Banks Public Library was one of 200 libraries awarded a $3,000 grant from the American Library Association as part of the “Transforming Communities: Focus on Small and Rural Libraries” initiative. 

The grant and initiative is designed to help library workers serve their rural populations, and for the Banks library, the funds will go toward establishing a “Young Families in Conversation” project. 

“We are so proud to be chosen for this amazing opportunity,” said Banks Public Library Director Denise Holmes in a press release. “This grant will allow our library to get to reach our residents better and help us build a happier and healthier community for our families.”

Thanks to the grant, library staff will participate in an online course in how to lead . . .

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