Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White has awarded over $1.2 million in FY 2020 School District Library Grant Program awards to 684 public school districts. More than 1.5 million Illinois students served by school library programs will benefit from the grants. “As a... Read More.
Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White announced the release of over $500,000 in 2019 Project Next Generation grants to 31 public libraries statewide. Project Next Generation is a mentoring program administered through public libraries. Project mentors work with middle and high school students... Read More.
Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White has awarded $724,424 in FY18 Live and Learn Construction grants to 15 public libraries to help pay for essential, capital improvements. “Our public libraries are the cornerstones of our communities,” said White. “I am pleased to... Read More.