Funds originating from penal fines collected during the past year have been disbursed to the public library boards in Ottawa County.
Distribution is done annually after the Library of Michigan has identified and certified the legal population for each library.
Local libraries receiving funds include:
- Allendale Township, certified population 19,923, total distribution $80,673.85.
- Coopersville Area District, certified population 11,846, total distribution $47,967.80.