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Dates and Deadlines
ARPA Grants to Libraries
- Wednesday, September 8, 2:00 to 3:00 pm
- Thursday, September 9, 11:00 am to noon
- Tuesday, September 14, 2:00 to 3:00 pm
Application Deadline: Friday, September 24
ARPA Grant Award Announcement: Friday, October 8
Emercency Connectivity Fund
The second 15-Day ECF filing window opens September 28, 2021 and closes October 13, 2021.
You can ask for ECF funds for eligible equipment and services received or delivered between July 1, 2021 and June 30, 2022
Trends, Technology and other things going on in the library world.
If you missed any ebsco training, take a minute and get up to speed on ebsco in general, searching, reporting and admin. Tied to that is something on our to do list: get public libraries set up with an ebsco admin account. We want the libraries to have custom links direct to each database. The…
More and more now, libraries are getting into community gardening. People can “check out” plots or raised bed spaces. It’s great because they usually work with local extensions or experts, so that even people new to growing veggies and fruit can get off to a good start and get help along the way. Plus, not…
Another great article from NPR on how libraries are adapting to the pandemic, how people are using the library, and how what libraries do and offer have changed. Libraries Are Dealing With New Demand For Books And Services During The Pandemic The Atlantic’s The Post-pandemic Future of Libraries Internet is a big problem. And Covid…
Sometimes we get caught up in eRate and annual reporting and forget to see what’s going in the library world. It’s fun to see what’s happening in design, in particular. American Libraries Magazine features library building, renovation and design projects each year. The slideshows have a range of projects. Everything Old is New Again shows…
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Staff in Library Development
Head of Library Development
Consultant, State Data Coordinator
Consultant, Continuing Education Coordinator
Consultant, Computer Lab Coordinator
Consultant, Website Coordinator
Consultant, Youth Services Coordinator