by The Daily Voice

LEWISBORO, N.Y. — The Lewisboro Library will receive more than $61,000 in state grants to help plans for an expansion of the building.

The library will receive a $25,000 “bullet aid” education grant, secured by State Sen. Greg Ball (R-District 40) and a $36,610 construction grant awarded by the New York State Library.

“The Lewisboro Library serves as an educational center for the town, a community center for residents to gather and also serves as the location for their town board meetings,” Sen. Ball said in a statement. “I am so happy to announce these funds for the Lewisboro Library.”

The grants will be used to renovate and expand the Lewisboro Library by 1,470 square feet to a total of 7,170 square feet. The addition will increase the size of the children’s room, staff work space and conference room for the public.

The library also has a goal to improve energy efficiency by replacing their existing flat membrane roof and skylight in order to reduce energy costs and improve natural lighting, according to a press release.

“Lewisboro’s citizens have waited too long for a renovated library and this grant is a big step closer,” Lewisboro Town Supervisor Peter Parsons said in the statement.

Library officials plan to break ground on the expansion in September. (ARTICLE)

About Greg Ball

Assemblyman Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) is the Senator for New York State's 40th district. A former Vice President of Exceed International Development Corporation, Ball holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the United States Air Force Academy, is currently completing his Masters Thesis of Liberal Studies in International Affairs at Georgetown University, and received an honorable discharge in 2005 at the rank of Captain after service as an active duty officer in the United States Air Force. View all posts by Greg Ball →
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