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National Leadership & Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Grants

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

IMLS announced a single September 1 deadline for IMLS’ two largest discretionary library programs: National Leadership Grants and (NLG) and Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Grants (LB21). Two page preliminary proposals are due on September 1. Please consider applying, listening to the recordings of the informational webinars, and getting in touch with IMLS discretionary program […]

IMLS Accepting Nominations for the 2018 National Medal

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Each year, the Institute of Museum and Library Services recognizes outstanding libraries and museums that have made significant contributions to improve the well being of their communities. The winning museums and libraries are presented with the National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor for community service. IMLS is now accepting nominations […]

Apply now for the Libraries Ready to Code grant!

Monday, July 24th, 2017

The application for Phase III of the Libraries Ready to Code Grant is open now through August 31. The grant program, sponsored generously by Google, will fund a cohort of school and public libraries to design computational thinking and computer science programs for and with youth, including underrepresented youth.  A total of 25 – 50 […]

Rural & Small Libraries Conference

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

From the Association of Rural and Small Libraries (ARSL)*: Have you registered to attend the Association for Rural and Small Libraries 2017 Conference in beautiful St. George, UT, Sept. 7-9? If not, you didn’t miss out!  You cannot beat these prices even though the early bird rate is past. Full conference rates begin at only […]