(Photo Leonna Heuring, Staff)
SIKESTON -- Two Scott County libraries have received state grants to better assist patrons with their e-reader devices through a hands-on experience.
The Sikeston Public Library received an e-reader Exploration Grant in the amount of $1,871 while the Chaffee Public Library received the same type of grant for $1,480.
Ron Eifert, assistant director of the Sikeston Public Library, said he was very happy to hear the library was awarded the state grant.
"It's a no-match grant, which means 100 percent of the funds are from the state to let us purchase e-readers to do training sessions for our patrons in the library," Eifert said.
Eifert said e-reader trainings for patrons will likely begin the second or third week of August
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