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$1.7 million so far for Texas public libraries

2018 May 9
by Henry Stokes

The Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC), which runs the E-rate discount program for the FCC, has released its first few waves of funding commitments to applicants for the 2018 E-rate Funding Year.

Congratulations to the following 101 Texas public libraries who applied for E-rate discounts this year and have been included in these waves.

So far, these public libraries in Texas have received commitments totaling a whopping: $1,714,494.22

 


Alicia Salinas Public Library Gatesville Public Library Muleshoe Area Public Library
Allan Shivers Library Genevieve Miller Hitchcock Public Library Nesbitt Memorial Library
Allen Memorial Public Library Grand Saline Public Library Nocona Public Library
Alpine Public Library Grapeland Public Library Olton Area Library
Atlanta Public Library Groesbeck Public Library Palacios Library Inc
B J Hill Library Groves Public Library Penitas Public Library
Balch Springs Library – Learning Center Hallettsville Library Pharr Memorial Library
Bertha Voyer Memorial Library Harlingen Public Library Pittsburg Camp County Pub Lib
Bonham Public Library Harris County Public Library Pottsboro Area Public Library
Bremond Public Library Haslet Public Library Quitman Public Library
Brownwood Public Library Hector P. Garcia Memorial Library Real County Public Library
Bulverde/Spring Branch Library Henderson County Clint W Murchison Memorial Library Reeves County Library
Camp Wood Public Library Hewitt Public Library Rhome Public Library
Carnegie Library Of Ballinger Hillsboro City Library Rio Grande City Public Library
Central Texas Library System Houston Area Library Automated Network Robert J. Kleberg Public Library
Chico Public Library Inc Hughes Springs Area Public Library Rube Sessions Memorial Library
City Of Presidio Library Jasper Public Library Salado Public Library
Coleman Public Library Jennie Trent Dew Library San Antonio Public Library
Comfort Public Library Kendrick Memorial Library San Juan Memorial Library
Commerce Public Library Kimble County Library Seguin Public Library
Copperas Cove Public Library Kountze Public Library Silverton Library
D Brown Memorial Library Krum Public Library Stella Hill Memorial Library
Deleon City County Library Lago Vista Public Library Sterling County Public Library
Dickens County-Spur Public Library Lake Travis Community Library Sterling County Public Library
Dustin Michael Sekula Memorial Library Lakehills Area Library Tarkington Community Library
Eagle Pass Public Library System Lamb County Library Tom Green County Library System
El Progreso Memorial Library Library At Cedar Creek Lake Val Verde County Library
Electra Public Library Mansfield Public Library Valley Mills Public Library
Elgin Public Library Mayor Joe V. Sanchez Public Library Van Horn City County Library
Ethel Whipple Memorial Library McAllen Public Library Vidor Public Library
Fairfield Library Assoc Inc Mcginley Memorial Library Waco-Mclennan County Library
Fannie Brown Booth Memorial Library Menard Public Library West Public Library
Farmers Branch Manske Public Library Motley County Library Westbank Community Library
Forest Hill Public Library Wharton County Library

 

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(Note: Libraries with the  symbol are receiving the FREE E-rate application assistance from TSLAC via the Libraries Connecting Texas program. Contact Henry Stokes to learn how you can participate next year.)

 

And this is just the beginning for the 2018 year; many more waves will follow.   These funds can be used directly to support Internet access costs at the library.  Join me in congratulating them on successfully applying for E-rate and receiving their commitments!

For more information about the federal E-rate discount program and TSLAC’s free E-rate coaching help, contact State E-rate Coordinator Henry Stokes at hstokes@tsl.texas.gov or call 512-463-6624.

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