Category Archives: Economic/Community Development

Wrapping Up a Year of State Library Interviews

By Teri DeVoe Program Officer, IMLS Over the past year, the UpNext Blog has featured dozens of interviews with state librarians on priorities for their IMLS Grants to States funds. These annual population-based grants reflect the broad legislative purposes of … Continue reading

Posted in 21st Century Skills, Accessibility, Afterschool/Out-of-School, Economic/Community Development, Grants to State Library Administrative Agencies, Learning Tools and Interactives (Information/Media literacy), Lifelong learning/ Intergenerational, Workforce Development/Job Assistance | 1 Comment

CFPB Offers Free Materials and Other Resources for Libraries

By Dan Rutherford, Senior Content Specialist, CFPB Office of Financial Education Program ideas, electronic and print resources, and marketing materials are now available free from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Back in April, when we announced our Community Financial Education … Continue reading

Posted in 21st Century Skills, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Economic/Community Development, Workforce Development/Job Assistance | 1 Comment