Colo Public Library received a $3,000 grant from the Story County Community Foundation, which was used to purchase an Early Literacy Computer Station for children 3 to 8 years old. The computer station has over 60 programs and 500 activities for young children.

Story County Community Foundation received a total of 52 applications for 2013 community grants. The Colo Public Library was one of 17 applicants selected for the awards. Funding for the community grants is provided primarily by the State of Iowa’s County Endowment Fund.