Library Awarded ARPA Grant

Media Release:

For Immediate Release

October 25, 2021

 Contact: Christine Golden, Director, 812-559-0990 [email protected]

Jasper-Dubois County Public Library Awarded ARPA Grant

Jasper, IN- The Jasper Dubois County Public Library has received a grant in the amount of $17,137 to upgrade the library’s mobile printing software and purchase new in-house computer reservation and printing software. The upgrades are expected to be complete before the end of 2021 at all four library branches.

“We are grateful to receive this grant and improve patron experience with library technology. Our environment today demands quick and easy access to computers and printing. This enhanced software will allow us to meet those needs.” said Library Director Christine Golden.

This project is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act, administered by the Indiana State Library. The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for the nation’s 123,000 libraries and 35,000 museums. Their mission has been to inspire libraries and museums to advance innovation, lifelong learning, and cultural and civic engagement. For the past 20 years, their grant making, policy development, and research has helped libraries and museums deliver valuable services that make it possible for communities and individuals to thrive. To learn more, visit and follow IMLS on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.