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New technology equipment at Homewood, Flossmoor libraries helping seniors connect

Seniors in Homewood and Flossmoor have new means for internet connections, thanks to grants for senior services provided to libraries.

The Homewood Public Library and the Flossmoor Public Library each received a $10,000 grant from AgeOptions, a nonprofit organization that is part of the Area Agency on Aging for Suburban Cook County.

The libraries’ funding was provided through the CARES Act COVID-19 relief bill passed by Congress. Jason Echols of AgeOptions said Homewood and Flossmoor libraries were among 26 libraries to receive grants.

At the Flossmoor library, staff purchased seven iPads . . .

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