Southern Tier libraries get state grant money
SOUTHERN TIER, N.Y. -- Several libraries across the Southern Tier will be upgraded as part of a $14 million state library construction grant program.
The money, which comes from last year's budget, will help 192 libraries overall and will be used for modernization in the form of technology upgrades as well as accessibility for those with disabilities.
Among those getting significant grant money are Savona Free Library, which is getting nearly $75,000. Southeast Steuben County Library in Corning is getting $50,000 and Steele Memorial Library, which is getting $46,000.