(Harrisburg) -- One central Pennsylvania public library is slated to receive $500,000 in a matching grant from the state.
The Shippensburg Public Library in Cumberland County is one of 15 public libraries across the state to be awarded funds through the Keystone Recreation, Park, and Conservation Fund. The libraries must match the awards dollar-for-dollar.
The money can be used on projects such as energy efficiency upgrades, facility expansions, and new construction.
Shippensburg is one of five libraries to receive the largest grant of $500,000.
Below is the entire list of grant recipients:
Sharpsburg Community Library, Allegheny County, $349,701
Village Library of Wrightstown, Bucks County, $6,000
Cranberry Public Library, Butler County, $230,183
Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library, Cameron County, $28,000
Shippensburg Public Library, Cumberland County, $500,000
Media-Upper Providence Free Library, Delaware County, $500,000
Ridgway Public Library, Elk County, $26,847
Carnegie Free Library of Connellsville, Fayette County, $150,000
Punxsutawney Memorial Library, Jefferson County, $60,000
Albright Memorial Library, Lackawanna County, $500,000
West Pittston Library, Luzerne County, $500,000
Dorothy E. Warner Branch Library, Pike County, $203,215
Citizen’s Library, Washington County, $500,000
Wayne County Public Library, Wayne County, $86,761
Youngwood Area Public Library, Westmoreland County, $65,950
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