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ALA disappointed at White House budget cut to state grants to libraries

Cutting funds to libraries hinders services being delivered directly to people in their communities After reviewing President Obama’s Fiscal 2017 Budget released today, Sari Feldman, president of the American Library Association (ALA), issued the following statement: We are truly disappointed that the President’s budget does not recognize the value libraries bring to our country. Every day America’s libraries create individual ... Read More »

ALA congratulates Dr. Kathryn Matthew

Dr. Kathryn Matthew, Director, IMLS

U.S. Senate confirms Matthew as Director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services Washington, DC— In a statement, American Library Association (ALA) President Sari Feldman commented on the United States Senate’s confirmation of Dr. Kathryn K. Matthew as director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). “We commend President Obama on Dr. Matthew’s appointment and the U.S. ... Read More »