The Friends of the Bridge City Public Library got a boost for it expansion project by receiving a grant from the Foundation For Southeast Texas.

The funds will be used to purchase paint for the addition, which includes a children’s room and a meeting room, after the current project of installing the drywall is complete.

The Foundation for Southeast Texas exists to make a positive difference in the quality of life in the area by encouraging  philanthropic gifs and by assisting donors in achieving their charitable goals through the professional management and considered and caring distribution of such gifts. The Foundation response to continuously changing and emerging community needs by addressing the following areas of civic and social concerns: arts and culture, preservation education and scholarships, health, social services, youth and elderly, economic development and civic affairs.

The Friends appreciate all gifts donated by this Foundation as well as to all donors, including every person in the community who feeds our piggy bank in the library.

Photo – Bertie Herman, a Friend’s of the Library member, is shown entering the new addition to the library.