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Honorary member nominations open

Mon, 07/06/2020 - 13:23

CHICAGO — Nominations are being accepted for ALA honorary membership, the Association’s highest honor, which is bestowed on living citizens of any country whose contributions to librarianship or a closely related field are so outstanding that they are of significant and lasting importance to the whole field of library service.

ALA, Capital One invite rural libraries to apply for Community Connect: Digital Access at Home grants

Mon, 07/06/2020 - 12:11

CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) and Capital One announced a new grant opportunity for rural public libraries that will support digital access and financial capability for 20 communities nationwide.

Through Community Connect: Digital Access at Home, 20 rural public libraries will receive resources to support financial capability and internet access for their patrons for two years.