January 29, 2013 at 6:15 PM
$1.35 million grant going to Washington and Oregon libraries
The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation announced it will be granting $1.35 million to support Washington and Oregon library programs this year.
Among the projects and organizations receiving grant funds are the Washington State Libraries for development of a smartphone app that will provide service to rural patrons and Kitsap Regional Library Foundation for a teen library program.
The foundation’s founders are Paul G. Allen and Jody Allen, whose father worked for the University of Washington library system and whose mother promoted reading throughout her life.
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