Washington High School library in Kansas City, Kan., will receive a $1,000 grant through the 2013 Kansas Book Festival Grants.
The announcement was made recently by Kansas First Lady Mary Brownback at the Statehouse, Topeka.
Several public and school libraries throughout the state received funding.
“The Kansas Book Festival works year round to promote literacy and encourage a life-long love of reading,” First Lady Brownback said. “These grants will help preserve and improve local and school libraries across the state.”
The 16 public and school libraries will share in receiving a portion of the $12,555 in grants.