Tag: libraries

National Library Week is in Full Swing

National Library Week began on April 3 and this year's theme is "Connect with Your Library." According to the American Library Association's website, this year's theme "promotes the idea that libraries are...
Portrait of young female librarian standing in library with face mask on holding a book.

Campaign Against Library Censorship

EveryLibrary has launched a campaign against proposed measures in several states that could lead to librarians facing criminal charges as a result of their “commitment to free speech and access to library materials.” “Librarians...

ALA Diversity Research Grant Program Applications Due Apr. 15

The American Library Association (ALA) is now accepting applications for its Diversity Research Grant (DRG) program. The grant consists of a one-time award of $2,500 and the ALA has encouraged its evaluators to select...

Urge Congress to #FundLibraries

For a fourth consecutive year, the White House budget proposal for FY21 eliminates direct federal funding for libraries. The majority of this funding is provided through the Institute of Museum and Library Services, which provides...

Libraries & Schools Get E-Rate Boost

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announced that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will work to improve the federal E-Rate program to facilitate access to internet and digital resources for schools and libraries. His remarks follow...
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