Local libraries receive grants for educational materials

By WEEK Reporter

Local libraries receive grants for educational materials

April 17, 2013 Updated Apr 17, 2013 at 3:08 PM CDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Several central Illinois libraries will be getting the chance to purchase educational materials.

The funding is coming from grants from the Secretary of State's "Back to Books" program.

Awards range from $2500 to $5000.

Libraries and schools from Canton, Dunlap, East Peoria, Galesburg, Peoria, Lincoln and Princeville. were among the 200 statewide to get the grants.

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