Category Archives: Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program

One Good Thing Leads to Another: Santa Ana Public Library Builds on IMLS Grant

By Heather Folmar, Library Services Manager Santa Ana Public Library The excitement generated by the decision of IMLS to award a Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Grant to the Santa Ana Public Library was enormous. We began to look for ways … Continue reading

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See you in Anaheim

By Susan Hildreth Director, IMLS Librarians from across the country will be gathering this week in Anaheim, California, for the annual meeting of the American Library Association (ALA). The library community faces big questions about how to keep their services … Continue reading

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LB21 Scholar Now Has Her “Dream Job”

By Martha Parker, MLIS Editor’s note: In celebration of National Library Workers Day and National Library Week, we post this update from Martha Parker, a graduate of the Academic and Cultural Enrichment (ACE) Scholars Program at the University of North … Continue reading

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Kudos to LB21 Recipient for Diversity Project

By Kevin Cherry IMLS Senior Program Officer Congratulations to Marcia Smith-Woodard of the Indiana State Library! In June 2008, IMLS awarded a Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Grant to the Indiana State Library and the Indiana University School of Library … Continue reading

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Throwback Video Draws Archivists to Gulf Coast Workshop

By Professor Elizabeth H. Dow School of Library and Information Science, Louisiana State University edow1@lsu.edu In 2008 we created the Archival Training Collaborative to provide high-quality, inexpensive, and locally accessible archival workshops for staff and volunteers in Alabama, Mississippi, and … Continue reading

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