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Providence Public Library Receives Grant from IMLS

By Donna DiMichele | May 9, 2016

Providence Public Library has received a three-year $530,000 federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) grant to create a high impact workforce development program model to serve 600+ local teens.

Planning is started through the Library’s Education Department with teen programs slated to begin in the fall of 2016.  The Learning in Libraries project will support teens with free, accessible, high-quality competency-based learning opportunities, leading to digital credentials, academic credit, exposure to the world of work, and entry into education and career pathways.  The four goals of the project are to:

Karisa Tashjian, Director of Education and Shannon Lake, Teen Educator/Librarian, will be leading the project.

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