Speakers to explore library funding options at 2015 ALA Midwinter Meeting

Thinking about new funding sources for your library? Join leaders from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) when they discuss federal library funding resources at the 2015 American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Meeting in Chicago. The session, titled “All Eyes on IMLS: Funding Priorities and Reauthorization,” takes place from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 31, 2015, in the McCormick Convention Center, room W183A.

MLK Digital Commons 8PhotobyPhil Freelon

MLK Digital Commons in Washington, D.C. Photo by Phil Freelon

During the sessions, speakers will shed new light on the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA), the primary source of annual funding for libraries in the federal budget. Library staff are encouraged to attend the conference session to learn more about Institute of Museum and Library Services’ priorities for the next two years, which will shape the agency’s discretionary and Library Services and Technology Act Grants to States programs. Additionally, participants will learn more about how they can support the Museum and Library Services Act while the law undergoes a reauthorization period in 2016.

Speakers include Maura Marx, acting director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services
and Robin Dale, associate deputy director for state programs for the Institute of Museum and
Library Services.

View other ALA Washington Office Midwinter Meeting conference sessions

About Jazzy Wright

Jazzy Wright was a press officer of the American Library Association's Washington Office.

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