Ivy Receives Chamber of Commerce Award
Okolona Carnegie Librarian, Estelle Ivy, was recently honored with the Okolona Area Chamber of Commerce/Main Street Passion for Youth and Community Service Award in recognition of “going above and beyond the call” in service to the community.
Okolona Carnegie Library Awarded Libri Foundation “Books for Children” Grant
Okolona Carnegie Library has been awarded a 2016 Books for Children grant from The Libri Foundation. This grant will provide a one-year subscription to Junior Library Guild’s Science Nonfiction series as well as an additional $1,000 for books. The Libri Foundation is a nationwide non-profit organization which donates new, quality, hardcover children’s books to small, rural public libraries in the United States through its BOOKS FOR CHILDREN program.
Thank you Libri Foundation!