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The IMLS CARES Act Grants for Museums and Libraries support museums and libraries in addressing their communities’ immediate and future needs caused by the pandemic. Projects may focus on preserving jobs, training staff, addressing the digital divide, planning for reopening, or providing technical support and capacity building for digital inclusion and engagement. Applicants are encouraged to prioritize services for high-need communities.
Libraries Lead with Digital Skills is an initiative of ALA and PLA, sponsored by Google.
This $2,000 grant opportunity is now open to all U.S. public libraries for Virtual Library Services to support continued programming during library closures and Covid-19 response efforts. Grant projects should focus on assisting job seekers and empowering small business owners with digital skills.
April 23 • May 18 • June 16
IHLS has partnered with the human resource experts at HR Source to bring IHLS members a series of FREE webinars on important HR topics. Join us for one or all--as many staff from your library as you would like. These webinars are free but registration is required for each viewer.
Library Law Book orders that were placed after March 6 will not be sent to the requesting libraries until normal delivery services have resumed.
IHLS has made a group purchase of the updated 2020 ILA Illinois Library Laws & Rules. This essential compilation includes all current laws and rules affecting library service in Illinois.