Monday, June 19, 2017

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State provides funding for public library construction projects

ALBANY – Thirty public libraries in the region have been awarded state funding through the education department to help pay for construction and renovation projects.

The grants range from as little as $2,500 to Morton Memorial Library and Community House in Rhinebeck to as much as $172,491 to Finkelstein Memorial Library in Spring Valley.

The funding will cover projects ranging from expansions to infrastructure upgrades, interior renovations and ADA compliance issues.

The projects include:

  • Claverack Free Library - $88,973
  • Hudson Area Association Library - $5,259
  • Morton Memorial Library - $2,500
  • Mid-Hudson Library System office building - $24,862
  • Mid-Hudson Library System Auditorium - $46,435
  • Millbrook Library - $58,795
  • Hyde Park Library District - $33,672
  • Stanford Free Library $136,061
  • Brewster Public Library - $107,835
  • The Desmond-Fish Library - $48,361
  • Elting Memorial Library - $5,810
  • Highland Public Library  $81,653
  • Kingston Library - $66,168
  • Marlboro Free Library - $22,512
  • Gardiner Library - $7,396
  • Albert Wisner Public Library - $157,333
  • Goshen Public Library - $105,936
  • Highland Falls Library - $23,490
  • Josephine-Louise Public Library - $30,450
  • Port Jervis Free Library - $10,980
  • Thrall Public Library - $72,248
  • Tuxedo Park Library - $9,855
  • Finkelstein Memorial Library - $172,491
  • Haverstraw King’s Daughters Public Library - $4,568
  • Haverstraw King’s Daughters Library – Village Branch - $10,099
  • New City Free Library - $98,305
  • Tomkins Cove Public Library - $46,963
  • West Nyack Free Library - $7,714
  • Liberty Public Library - $33,040
  • Western Sullivan Public Library - $29,274

 


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