8 libraries receiving Kentucky Book Fair grants

By The Associated Press | Posted - Sep. 24, 2014 at 1:40 a.m.



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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Eight libraries in Kentucky are receiving grants totaling $7,500 from the annual Kentucky Book Fair.

Organizers of the event say it has awarded more than $365,000 to school and public libraries since it began 33 years ago.

The grants announced this month go to Green Hills Elementary School in Harlan County, J.B. Atkinson Academy School Library in Jefferson County, Kentucky School for the Blind in Jefferson County, McLean County Public Library, Owsley County Junior/Senior High School Library, Paducah Tilghman High School in McCracken County, Rocky J. Adkins Public Library in Elliott County and Seneca High School in Jefferson County.

This year's Kentucky Book Fair is from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST Nov. 15 at the Frankfort Convention Center. The fair draws nearly 200 authors signing and selling their books.

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