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Thank U.S. Senator Kohl for Signing LSTA Support Letter

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on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 in Federal Legislation
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ALA asks Wisconsin library supporters to please call U.S. Senator Herb Kohl at (202) 224-5653, and thank him for signing a letter indicating his support for funding of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) in FY13.LSTA is the primary source of funding for libraries in the federal budget. LSTA funding helps libraries meet community needs as library services continue to expand. LSTA money also helps provide job search and skill building services, digital literacy programs, technological support for growing internet demand, and much more.Thank Sen. Kohl for demonstrating a strong commitment to libraries and remind him how important his leadership is in ensuring that funding for libraries is maintained, especially as demand increases....

ALA Issues State Fact Sheets

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on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 in American Library Association (ALA)
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The American Library Association has issued State Fact Sheets on LSTA funding, Improving Literacy Through School Libraries (LSL) and public library data. Formatted for printing and sharing, these handy fact sheets can be used for library users, elected officials and other stakeholders who may need help understanding the variety and importance of these library programs. Thanks, ALA!...

2010 LSTA Grants

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on Wednesday, June 24, 2009 in WLA Blog Archive
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Wisconsin libraries are encouraged to apply for Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grants. Information on the LSTA program and grant categories is available in the LSTA Information and Guidelines for Wisconsin for 2010 . Print copies of the Guidelines can be requested from Terrie Howe, DPI's LSTA and Continuing Education consultant at teresa.howe@dpi.wi.gov. Eligible applicants for each category are listed in the Guidelines. First time applicants are encouraged to apply....
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