Five local Livingston County libraries get funding for construction, renovation


New York has awarded more than $171,000 in state grant funding to five local libraries for construction and renovation projects, the Livingston Country News reports.

The funding is part of a $24-million appropriation in New York’s 2017-18 state budget for construction and renovation of public libraries in the state.

The Rush Public Library will receive $38,156 for an all-weather awning for sidewalks from parking lots, while the Mount Morris Library was selected to receive $14,345 to replace air conditioners, its furnace and repair its chimney.

The Wadsworth Library in Geneseo will get $71,019 to replace the roof and repair a damaged concrete apron at the front entrance, while the Cohocton Public Library will receive $11,000 to replace single-pane windows with insulated double-pane windows. The Wayland Free Library will receive $37,080 to replace its HVAC system, lighting, security cameras and other interior renovations.


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