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Chapel Hill Public Library scores federal grant, seeks to expand technology access

November 2, 2020

Chapel Hill Public Library received $150,000 in grants from the CARES Act last month to serve marginalized and low-income residents who lack reliable internet and technology access. 

On Oct. 13, the Chapel Hill Public Library announced that it will use these funds to expand its technology services. 

Meeghan Rosen, the assistant director of Chapel Hill Public Library, said the grant marks the first time the library has received federal funding, as grants are normally allocated by state and local agencies.

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