Library Construction Grants
State Library Services is pleased to announce the following Library Construction Grant recipients for the competitive round that started in summer 2018. Funding for the program was allocated by the 2017 Minnesota Legislature in the bonding bill. Please visit the Minnesota Department of Education website for more information about the program.
Dakota County – Pleasant Hill
Grant amount: $300,000
Project: Renovate and expand to create enhanced areas for children, teens, and staff; to improve the community meeting room; and to create flexible spaces.
Grant amount: $21,130
Project: Repair exterior shell, including brick replacement and tuck-pointing, flashing replacement and sealing, and replacement of the failing rear emergency exit doors.
Grant amount: $92,000
Project: Upgrade the main library entrance for ADA compliance.
Grant amount: $22,000
Project: Provide an ADA accessible restroom, customer counter and hallway access, improvements to the entrances (including interior painting of the front and back entryways and new flooring), interior painting and new carpet in the Children/Teen Library areas, new flooring in the Adult library, electrical updates, and creation of additional usable space by remodeling the display case area in the existing 1911 portion of the library.