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Library gets grant for annual program

Published: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT

The Oregon Public Library will receive a financial windfall just in time for the annual Summer Reading Program.

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation has awarded the library district a literacy grant in the for $1,500 to support adult, family and summer literacy programs. 

The money will be used for the children’s Summer Reading Program “Paws to Read,” which kicked off Tuesday and focuses on animals.

The local grant award is part of more than $6 million in grants awarded on May 23 to approximately 700 schools, nonprofits, and organizations across the 40 states that Dollar General serves.

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