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Paterson Announces $650,000 Funding Boost for Library Upgrades


By: Richard L. Smith 

In a significant development set to enhance the resources and services offered to the community, The Honorable Mayor Andre Sayegh, alongside Paterson Public Library Director Corey Flemming, announced a substantial allocation of $650,000 in funding.

The funding will be dedicated to the eagerly awaited upgrades and redesigns of three essential library branches in Paterson.AHA The Paterson Public Library has long stood as a vital pillar of the Paterson community, serving residents of all ages with a wide array of invaluable resources and services.

This generous funding infusion, made possible through the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, underscores the city's unwavering commitment to modernizing and improving the library system, with the primary aim of benefiting local residents.

The ambitious projects that will benefit from this funding allocation encompass the Broadway Children's Room Upgrade and Redesign, the Totowa Branch Interior Upgrade and Redesign, and the South Paterson Branch Interior Upgrade and Redesign.

AHAThis substantial investment represents a crucial stride forward in ensuring that the Paterson library branches continue to flourish as vital centers for learning, research, and community engagement.

The upgrades and redesigns will undoubtedly create a more enriching and accessible environment for residents, promoting a lifelong love of learning and discovery.