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The grants, totaling $150,000, will be used at four schools in Roy and at Odyssey Elementary in Ogden.
The race has generated the most in contributions and spending among the varied contests on the June 26 primary ballot.
The two face off in the June 26 GOP primary, with the winner moving on to the Nov. 6 general election.
Several questioned the project at a Roy City Council meeting, with some saying other pending projects should be completed first.
A range of welcoming activities are planned to mark the reopening, coming more than a year after the North Branch library closed so the work could be done.
The issue has emerged as a hot topic in the race. The three Republicans face off in the June 26 primary.
The winner in the June 26 primary for the 1st District seat faces GOP incumbent Rob Bishop and two others in the Nov. 6 general election.