Beardstown Library receives Secretary of State’s grant funds

The Beardstown Houston Memorial Public Library will receive $15,166 through the Illinois Secretary of State’s Project Next Generation (PNG) Grant Program.

Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White awarded $526,790 in 2019 Project Next Generation grants to 31public libraries statewide. PNG is a mentoring program administered through Illinois public libraries. Project mentors work with middle and highschool students as the participants develop skills to use various technologies, achieve success through project based learning and gain life skills, such as effective communication, goal setting, and conflict resolution. &nbsp;&nbsp;<ahref=""><spanstyl... 13px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">To view more, please log in or subscribe to the digital edition.</span></a></p>