The Bastrop Public Library will receive a $7,902 federal grant to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. Senator John Cornyn announced. This is a part of the $2.6 million Texas received from the Institute for Museum and Library Services as part of the CARES Act, which Sen. Cornyn supported in March.
“These funds will help allow Texans to safely utilize local library services and resources,” said Sen. Cornyn. “I applaud area leaders in Bastrop for their work to obtain these grants and for putting the safety of Texans first as we continue to persevere through the COVID-19 pandemic.”
Bastrop Public Library will use grant funds to support the addition of hardware, software, accessories, and furniture needed to implement both contactless and touchless self-checkout options for users.