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The House of Representatives is considering an amendment that is critical to the future of libraries, so call or email your representative and let them know how important libraries are to ALL of our communities!

The amendment, submitted by U.S. Rep. Scott Garret (R-NJ), seeks to zero out the Institute of Museum and Library Services, eliminating all federal funding specifically for libraries - a clear NO vote!

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IMLS Grant Will Help Libraries Help the Unemployed

From the press release:

Through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), WebJunction, the online learning community for library staff created by OCLC, a nonprofit library service and research organization; and the State Library of North Carolina (SLNC) have launched a one-year initiative to gather and share best practices for providing library-based employment services and programs to the unemployed.

Read all about it here.

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