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Federal experts to walk libraries through government red tape

ALA Annual Conference in Orlando - red tapeEver felt frustrated by the prospect of another unfunded mandate from the federal, local or state government? Get a better understanding of the red tape. Empower yourself, your library and your community by learning to navigate major e-government resources and websites by attending “E-Government Services At your Library: Conquering An Unfunded Mandate,” a conference session that takes place at the 2016 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Orlando, Fla. During the session, participants will learn how to navigate federal funding regulations.

Learn about taxes, housing, aid to dependent families, social security, healthcare, services to veterans, legal issues facing librarians in e-government and more. The session takes place on Thursday, June 23, 2016, from 1:00-4:00 p.m. in the Orange County Convention Center, room W103A.

Session speakers include Jayme Bosio, government research services librarian at the Palm Beach Library System in West Palm Beach, Fla.; Ryan Dooley, director of the Miami Passport Agency at the U.S. Department of State; and Chris Janklow, community engagement coordinator of the Palm Beach Library System in West Palm Beach, Fla.

Want to attend other policy sessions at the 2016 ALA Annual Conference? View all ALA Washington Office sessions

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Jazzy Wright

Jazzy Wright is a former press officer of the Washington Office.

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