August 4, 2021 by Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. | The Northern New York Library Network will soon receive more than $300,000 in federal funds through the Institute of Museum and Library Services National Leadership Grants for Libraries.

U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik announced the funds Aug. 4 and said the National Leadership Grants for Libraries support projects that enhance the quality of library and archive services nationwide by advancing theory and practice.

“Libraries are essential resources for learning, researching, and preserving our rich and beautiful history,” Stefanik said in the announcement.

“I am proud to announce that over $305,000 in taxpayer dollars will be returned to the North Country for the Northern New York Library Network. This funding provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services will go towards supporting and enhancing our library network’s important research to assess libraries’ impact on social well-being in our local communities.”

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