Two rural libraries recently received funding from the Government of Manitoba.  

Ron Schuler, MLA for Springfield-Ritchot, announced annual funding for Springfield Public Library and Bibliotheque Ritchot Library, in commitment to supporting public libraries. 

Springfield received $157,846.06 from the Government of Manitoba and $5,130.60 from the Rural Library Technological Sustainability Grant program.

Schuler notes “This investment of over $160K to the Springfield Public Library will help continue to make a profound impact on the people and the community they serve.” 

Meanwhile, Ritchot received $46,050.97 from the Manitoba government. 

Schuler says he is excited about the funding and believes that it will greatly affect the communities.  

“I am happy to announce a continued investment into our local libraries.”