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ALA announces $1.25M emergency fund for libraries impacted by COVID-19

ALA announces $1.25M emergency fund for libraries impacted by COVID-19 CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) announced it will make available $1.25M in emergency relief grants to libraries that have experienced substantial economic hardship due to the coronavirus pandemic. The ALA ...

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Conable ALA Annual Scholarship Deadline April 15th

Freedom to Read Foundation to Offer an ALA Conference Scholarship through the Gordon M. Conable Fund CHICAGO — Are you interested in Intellectual Freedom? Would you like to attend the American Library Association’s (ALA) Annual Conference in June and learn how the Freedom to Rea...

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ALA leads historic win for libraries in new relief plan

The $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) that just passed the House provides $200 million in funding for IMLS, with $178 million for LSTA, and billions more in library-eligible programs. This is the single largest increase in funding for the IMLS in the agency’s 25-y...

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For Immediate Release: The Colorado Recovery Plan is Here

For Immediate Release Wednesday, March 10, 2021 Governor’s Office Press Secretary Shelby Wieman | [email protected] House Majority Communications Director Jarrett Freedman | 301.351.4737Senate Majority Communications Director Bella Combest | 720.338.7872House Minority Communic...

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Join the ABOS Virtual Bookmobile Parade!

Greetings Colorado library staff! Please Join the Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Services (ABOS) for the second annual Virtual Bookmobile Parade, a full 24 hour celebration of the diverse bookmobiles and outreach vans that bring library materials and resources to communities acros...

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12 Rural Public Libraries Selected to Receive Funding to Offer Bilingual Exhibitions and STEAM Programming

  12 Rural Public Libraries Selected to Receive Funding to Offer Bilingual Exhibitions and STEAM Programming The Space Science Institute's National Center for Interactive Learning (SSI/NCIL), the American Library Association (ALA), TPT - Twin Cities PBS, Institute ...

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Colorado Authors League Free Writing Prompts in eBook for Teachers/Parents

Colorado Authors League has created a free ebook for teachers and parents looking for fun and practical writing exercises for students from 1st grade through high school. Prompts for Young Writers is available in English and Spanish as a free ebook or PDF download. “Think of a writing promp...

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Pandemic Reopening Ideas – What’s happening at the University of Nebraska at Omaha

Pandemic Reopening Ideas – What’s happening at the University of Nebraska at Omaha Looking for more reopening models for libraries and university campuses? The following link and attached highlight what is being done at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. 2020 UNO Libraries Pandemic...

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