New Jersey: Princeton University Donates $100,000 to Princeton Public Library
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The Princeton Public Library’s Stewardship Fund has received a $100,000 donation from Princeton University, library officials announced today.
“We are very happy that the university recognizes the need for the library to be continually updated and refreshed to meet changing community needs,” [Leslie] Burger [Princeton Public Library’s executive director], said in a press release. “This generous gift will enable us help provide the funding resources required to maintain a world-class public library building that can adapt to the ever-changing needs of future generations.”
The university and library have collaborated in many areas, including after-school homework help for schoolchildren, free public events with university scholars, and shared facilities use.
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