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:
October 23, 2014 02:43 PM
Kansas State Library is focusing on digital literacy and workforce development to reduce poverty and help their residents succeed as lifelong learners.
Libraries in communities across the country are providing job seekers with resources and assistance to help them find work.
October 7, 2014 01:15 PM
Nevada uses federal funds to digitize historical records, support literacy and workforce development, and keep teens learning after school.
September 25, 2014 08:50 AM
To help plan the next five years of LSTA funding, the Delaware Division of Libraries launched “We Geek the Delaware Dream,” which included conversations with residents in six communities to explore how libraries can help them realize their passions and dreams.
September 17, 2014 02:39 PM
National Medal Winner the Chicago Public Library provided knowledge and resources to community member Chris Force to help kick start his business.