001collinsSPRINGFIELD – Secretary of State Jesse White has announced more than $15 million in funding to libraries statewide through Illinois Public Library Per Capita, including libraries in the 16th Senate District.

“Libraries are a public investment in enrichment and opportunity for all,” said State Senator Jacqueline Collins (D-Chicago). “Grants like these help our libraries continue to provide everything from reading programs for young people to assistance for job seekers in our communities.”

Per Capita grants like the ones awarded in the 16th District help fund library expenses such as materials, personnel, equipment, electronic access, telecommunications and technology.

Libraries in the 16th Senate District will receive the following grants:

Library District


Grant Amount

Prairie Trails Public Library District



Hodgkins Public Library District



Hometown Public Library



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