Lawrence Public Library Receives Grant Money

   The Lawrence Public Library has been awarded a grant of just over $21,000. Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White awarded the FY19 Illinois Public Library Per Capita and Equalization Aid Grants totaling $15.4 million to 631 public libraries serving nearly 12 million patrons. Per Capita Grant funding is authorized under Illinois library law for public libraries, which allows resources for expenses such as materials, personnel, equipment, electronic access, telecommunications and technology.