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:
December 17, 2014 09:56 AM
The 2014 state library blog series painted a picture of Grants to States funding, which has served as the backbone of federal support for libraries in America for more than 50 years.
December 16, 2014 04:47 PM
Madeline Meranda talks to her former supervisor, Jeanne Long, about the summer of 2011 when Madeline worked as a volunteer docent.
December 3, 2014 09:30 AM
For the next five years, the Vermont Department of Libraries will focus on improving citizen access to resources, and the department aims to establish a single shared statewide catalog.
November 26, 2014 12:31 PM
Learn more at Performance Partnership Pilot webinar on December 1st.
November 13, 2014 02:55 PM
The new law has a focus on community-based partnerships and recognizes libraries’ role.