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Garland Library receives grant

Leader Staff

The Garland Public Library has received a LTSA grant for $17,150 to help with several programs that they are going to be starting up.

They have partnered with the Boys and Girls Club at the Garland Elementary school for a homework help and after school tutoring program. Along with this opportunity, t he library is offering free family library cards that are good for one year. These cards can only be issued to families with children that are participating in the Boys and Girls Club.

They will also be starting a job search help program on Wednesdays from 5 – 7 p.m. every week where they will be able to help patrons learn how to do job research, job search, DWS registration at utahjobs.gov. Also, the Department of Workforce Services will be holding an Employment Essential Workshop on Dec. 12, and Dec. 19. These will be broken down into two classes that are from 5 – 7 p.m.

They will also be looking for high school students who would like to volunteer to help kids at the library with homework on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., starting in January.

They are starting their Food for Fines program. In November and December, you can donate one can of food and get $1 off your fines.

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