Silvis Library receives grant for mural


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Originally Posted Online: April 24, 2013, 10:59 am
Last Updated: April 24, 2013, 11:08 am
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Press release submitted by Silvis Public Library.

Silvis Public Library is a recipient of Quad City Arts Dollar$. The $900 grant the library received will be used to paint a wall mural in the Children's Department. This project is supported with Quad City Arts Dollar$ funds, provided by the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency, the Doris and Victor Day Foundation, the John Deere Foundation and local supporters.
Various youth library patrons will be selected to add their personal touch under the guidance of Art teacher Sheryl Schluenz. The kickoff celebration will be in June and progress during the 2013 Summer Reading Program.

















 



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