Library Services and Technology Act Grant
Minnesota’s Five Year Library Services and Technology Act (2013-2017) identifies two overarching goals and several sub-goals directed at ensuring that all Minnesotans have access to quality library services. One is to expand programs and services that support Minnesotan’s needs for education, lifelong learning, continuing education, workforce development, 21st century and digital literacy skills; the second is to establish a strong infrastructure and build capacity for improved coordination among and between eligible libraries to improve the quality of and access to library and information services.
December 2, 2013 – September 30, 2014
State of Minnesota Library Services Technology Act Five Year Plan; 2013-2017
Austin Public Library
Hennepin County Library
Brooklyn Center School District
Osseo School District
Friends of the St Paul Public Library
St Paul Public Library
Perpich Center for Arts Education
Southeast Libraries Cooperating
Plum Creek Library System
Southeastern Library System
U.S. Senate Youth Applications Due Oct. 24
Minnesota 11th- or 12th-grade students who hold an elected office in student government or civic or community organization during the 2014-15 school year are eligible to apply for the U.S. Senate Youth Program. Established in 1962, the program offers a unique educational experience for outstanding high school students interested in pursuing careers in public service. Two selected student leaders from each state, District of Columbia and the Dept. of Defense Education Activity will spend a week in Washington, March 7-14, 2015, experiencing their national government in action. Visit the U.S. Senate Youth Website.