Call for Applications: Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program

July 17, 2012
 
 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

IMLS Press Contact
202-653-4630
Mamie Bittner, mbittner@imls.gov

Washington, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is accepting applications in the following grant program:

Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program Deadline: September 17, 2012

Getting Your Questions Answered
We are available by phone and e-mail to discuss general issues relating to Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program grants. See the contact information below.

We also invite you to participate in one of two pre-application web conferences to learn more about the program, ask questions, and listen to the questions and comments of other participants.

The web conference schedule for the FY13 Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program is as follows:

Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at 3:00-4:00. Eastern Time

Tuesday, August 14, 2012, at 3:00-4:00. Eastern Time

A few minutes before the start time, go to the following web page through your browser: https://imls.megameeting.com/ωpage=guest&conid=2013_LB21_Webin​ar_for_Applicants

You will be asked to enter your name and your e-mail address. For the audio connection on Wednesday, July 25, dial 866-299-7945 on your phone, and when prompted, enter the code 9910420#. For the audio connection on Tuesday, August 14, dial 888-272-8702 on your phone, and when prompted, enter the code 2053175#.

Please note that the schedule is subject to change. The week the web conference is scheduled, visit the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program Web page to confirm the date and time.

Applicant 101
Also available for 2013 Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program applicants is the following Applicant 101 web presentation. Viewers must have Adobe® Acrobat Pro or Reader version 9 or above to be able to see the PDF presentation below. Get Plug-in.

IMLS Program Staff Contacts
Mary Alice Ball, AMLS, PhD, Senior Library Program Officer
202/653-4730
mball@imls.gov

Kevin Cherry, MSLS, PhD, Senior Library Program Officer
202-653-4662
kcherry@imls.gov

Traci Rucker, Library Program Specialist
202-653-4689
trucker@imls.gov

About the Institute of Museum and Library Services
The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for the nation’s 123,000 libraries and 17,500 museums. Through grant making, policy development, and research, we help communities and individuals thrive through broad public access to knowledge, cultural heritage, and lifelong learning. To learn more about IMLS, please visit www.imls.gov.