BEVERLY, MA — Beverly Public Library will use a $7,500 grant from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners to fund a program supporting holistic wellness and learning.
The Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners awarded the grant under the federal Health & Wellness Library Services and Technology Act. Beverly’s Holistic Wellness For All program will provide holistic health education, tools and wellness opportunities to those who need them most.
“I am super excited to get this project rolling,” said Lisa Ryan, Head of Reference and project coordinator, “especially during these times of COVID-19 when mental health and self-care is so important.”
Beverly Library Director Allison Babin added: “We look forward to expanding the ways we serve our community through this timely endeavor.”
The commissioners developed this direct grant program using federal funding to help libraries meet local community needs.
“We are thankful for this grant award from the Massachusetts Board of