troubleshooting Question

Wireless network connecting 3 buildings

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Not sure where to post this but here's my question:

What hardware do I need to purchase to have my network shared across buildings?  I have the office where the network resides and my 24-port switch, but I want to allow my other 2 buildings, each about 100-150 feet away, to be able to access the network.

Do I need to get a nice antenna, because the little wireless router we have obviously won't hit that far... And how would I go about setting up such an antenna?  Any brand sugguestions?  And do I need a separate antenna receiver on the other ends?

It has to work well and be very reliable and must be able to secure down.  

What is PoE and how would that help here?  And how do WAP's work?

Please help.  This is kinda frustrating and I can't spend a lot of money (non-prof org.)

Thanks so much!

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