Brantley Library awarded grant

Published 12:44 pm Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Brantley Public Library receives dollar general grant.

This year Brantley public library has been awarded a $3,000 grant by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation for their summer reading program.

“We are honored to receive this grant,” said Library director Davina Mount, “It helps us purchase books and other materials that we otherwise wouldn’t be able to obtain.”

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The Dollar General Literacy Foundation is a proud supporter of initiatives to help improve others lives through literacy and education. The Dollar General foundation has awarded more than $100 million dollars in grants since its beginning in 1993.

“It is exciting to see the impact grants from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation make throughout the country, especially as we cross the $100 million threshold in overall donations and the difference it has made to nearly six million people,” said Rick Dreiling, Dollar General’s chairman and CEO. “The Dollar General Literacy Foundation truly embodies the company’s mission of Serving Others throughout the communities we serve.”

The summer reading program for the Brantley library will begin on June 30, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. The theme for this summer’s program will be every hero has a story.

The Brantley library super hero academy is open to all ages but cadets under 5 must be supervised. The academy is open every Tuesday and Wednesday for training throughout the month of July from 10:00 a.m. to noon.

For more information regarding Brantley library’s summer reading program contact Davina Mount at 334-527-8624.