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Library receives COVID fund to improve technology


November 5, 2020

COLFAX - Whitman County Library was awarded $94,000 through Whitman County's COVID-19 Nonprofit Relief Program to improve Wi-Fi connectivity and expand access to technology.

"While the library was closed earlier this year, we took heartbreaking calls from people in despair who couldn't access important online services such as Social Security, unemployment services, online classes, and Washington's Health Care Authority," said Shirley Cornelius, Whitman County Library (WCL) Business Manager.

All library branches are now open, but social distancing requirements limit the library's ability to...

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