Workforce Development/Job Assistance
Museums and libraries are working in partnership with business, education and public service agencies to provide workforce related training and services.
Partnership: Public Libraries and the Workforce
The U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration (ETA) and IMLS are working together to highlight effective practices and encourage additional collaboration between the workforce investment system and public libraries.
Search the Awarded Grants database for grants to programs that strengthen workforce development and job assistance (issue areas have only been assigned to grants awarded since FY 2009)
Workforce development and job assistance content on the IMLS Web site:
May 23, 2013 02:17 PM
An IMLS Grant helped create the Gathering Place Project in North Carolina, a program that will provide statewide assistance to grow best practices in African American museum spaces.
April 26, 2013 10:40 AM
The Howell Carnegie Library in Michigan used the power of partnerships to expand their workforce development services.
March 20, 2013 12:31 PM
Community member Willie Wright and library director Jody Risacher talk about the Cumberland County Public Library’s programs serve their community, from career development services to science projects for kids.
February 15, 2013 03:44 PM
Launch of digital literacy training initiative will reach residents of public housing.
October 17, 2012 08:40 AM
Director Hildreth identifies five strategies for museums and libraries that are making a difference in their communities.