Williamson County legislators introduced a mixed whole of $2,775 will likely be awarded to the Spring Hill Public Library and Williamson County Public Library to help in assembly elevated demand for entry to know-how through the COVID-19 pandemic.
State Reps. Glen Casada, Sam Whitson and Brandon Ogles and state Sen. Jack Johnson in a joint assertion praised native libraries which have confronted many new challenges whereas working to fulfill the wants of the general public through the pandemic.
“Our public libraries have by no means been extra necessary to our residents,” the assertion learn. “These funds will assist put assets and know-how into the palms that want it. We drastically respect the efforts of all our native libraries and their employees for working to higher serve our residents and offering higher entry for everybody in Williamson County.”
The Tennessee State Library and Archives grants are made potential from the Coronavirus Support, Reduction and Financial Safety Act (CARES) handed earlier this 12 months. The funds assist know-how enlargement in addition to provides to maintain library employees and guests protected.
The Spring Hill Public Library will obtain $1,026 for gear and videoconferencing enhancements. The Williamson County Public Library will obtain $1,749 for provides, videoconferencing and WiFi.