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2016 Challenge Grant Recipients

By   02/26/2016

The SALS Board of Trustees recognizes libraries in our region must keep up with change, incorporate new ideas and adapt both technology & space in order to provide and expand upon crucial library services.  For this reason, the Board initiated a competitive grant program to help member libraries continue to innovate and better serve their communities.

Congratulations to the recipients of our 2016 Early Adapter Technology Challenge Grants:

Town of Ballston Community Library:
Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP) Project
Primary Community Partner: Town of Ballston Local Emergency Management Committee

Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library:
Digital Local History Media Lab Project
Community Partners: Halfmoon Historical Society, the Town of Clifton Park Historian & the Town of Halfmoon Historian

Greenwich Free Library:
Hands-On Computers: Hardware & Software from Breakerspaces to Troubleshooting Project
Community Partners: Greenwich Central School & Community Volunteers

Congratulations to the recipients of our 2016 Facility Upgrade (Construction) Challenge Grants:

Town of Ballston Community Library:
First Floor: Paint, Carpet, Tile Removal & Furniture/Shelving Updates

Galway Public Library:
Exterior Walkway Safety & Accessibility Improvements

Inlet Public Library:
Public Computer Relocation Project

Pember Library & Museum
Audio & Video Equipment Updates

View a list of previous recipients & projects