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Timeline of Grants and Bequests

The following page lists the Grants and Awards we have received in the recent past. In addition, an outline of the bequests the library has received from individuals to date.


Wilton and Effie Mae Hebert Foundation
$25,000 for adult non-fiction and shelving for non-fiction section.


Praxair Foundation --$5,000 for computer workstations for patrons

TIG Grant (Hals) 2005-2006 for computer workstation.


Texas Book Festival 2006--$2500 for materials in large print, audio and DVD for senior patrons

Wilton and Effie Mae Hebert Foundation 2006---$25,000 for teen space and youth collection materials

DVD Mini-Grant (Hals) For senior large print, audio and DVD materials


J. Frank Dobie Award 2008--$10,000 for youth collection materials.

Rotary District Grant in conjunction with City of Groves, and the Groves Rotary Club to replace meeting room doors and make main library entrance doors handicapped accessible.


1986-ongoing yearly

Eber W. Ephlin Library Fund-Memorial Fund for Frances Dishman Elphin and Frances Elphine Daniels to purchase scientific, historial and fiction books of high quality yearly

January 2005

Estate of John Hudson Kinietz-Oil paintings together with a bequest of ten percent (10%) of his residuary estate.

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City of Groves, Texas

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5600 West Washington
Groves, Texas 77619

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Friday-8:30-4:50 PM
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