On June 12, State Senator John Sullivan joined Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White and local officials during the groundbreaking ceremony for upcoming improvements to the Colchester District Library. The Illinois State Library awarded a $35,000 Live and Learn Construction Grant to repair the building's exterior.
The library is currently fundraising to upgrade the building's interior.
White, besides being the secretary of state, also serves as the state librarian.
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