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Shippensburg library awarded $500k grant - abc27 WHTM

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Shippensburg library awarded $500k grant

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SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) -

Shippensburg Public Library has received half a million dollars to make repairs to and upgrades to its facility.

The grant will go to help expand the library, which is currently housed in a historic home, as well as make it more handicap accessible.

The grant must be matched dollar-for-dollar by the library, which is currently running acapital campaign to raise the money.

Shippensburg was one of 15 Pennsylvania libraries to receive a grant. The $500,000 they received was the highest amount available under the program.

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