POTTSTOWN — Barth Elementary School has received a $5,000 grant from the Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries, the only school in all of Pennsylvania to receive a grant from the former First Lady’s foundation.
Principal Ryan Oxenford was recently notified of the award.
In 2013, the foundation awarded over $1 million in grants to schools to update and diversify their library book collections.
“This is an incredible opportunity to expand the resources in our library. The grant approval could not have come at a better time with the unveiling of our newly renovated library this fall,” said Oxenford.