Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White has awarded Fiscal Year 2013 Illinois Public Library Per Capita and Equalization Aid Grants totaling 11-point-9 million dollars to 611 public libraries serving almost 12 million patrons. Per Capita Grant funding helps ensure that public libraries have some of the resources they need for expenses such as materials, personnel, equipment, electronic access, telecommunications and technology. Geneseo Public Library District received just over 15-thousand dollars. Kewanee’s library district received just over 14-thousand-650-dollars. Other area libraries receiving grants include, Galva, Toulon, Cambridge, Atkinson, Annawan-Alba, and Hooppole public libraries, and Mason Memorial Public Library in Buda.