Congratulations to these six library teams selected to participate in Cohort 2:
In-Person Training in Cranston, RI:
Cranston Public Library, 140 Sockanosset Cross Rd, Cranston, RI 02920
Attendance is mandatory for all participants.
September 11-13, 2018
November 6-8, 2018
February 5-7, 2019
Tele-Coaching Conference Calls:
Teams will have a choice of two times each day to call in, 60-75 minutes each. Requires full team participation on all six dates.
January 23, 2019
June 6, 2019
July 16, 2019
Virtual Site Visit:
One-time virtual visit to each library, approx. 120 minutes each, time to be scheduled with each team on either December 6 or 7.
On-site Coaching at home libraries:
One-time in-person visit to each library, approx. three hours each, to be scheduled between May 13 and May 16. Requires full team participation.
Project implementation at home libraries:
February - August, 2019
Final reports due September 6, 2019.
If you have questions about the program, please contact:
Dawn La Valle, Director, Division of Library Development
Connecticut State Library
Phone: (860) 757-6665 | Fax: (860) 757-6503
Each team will be eligible for a grant of $2,000 to help cover travel and personnel expenses. This grant will be disbursed after the first training session.
The pdf above contains options for lodging and travel to the area.
Please note that you should plan on being at Cranston Public Library from 8:30-5:00 on the training days. Allow travel time for this schedule.
Reports for Cohort 2 are due on September 6, 2019.
Use the following wording:
"This project is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, grant # RE-95-17-0068-17, in the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program."
Include the IMLS logo, which is available for download here:
For online materials, please link the logo to www.imls.gov.
Use these acknowledgements for all spoken, online, and printed promotional materials, including program introductions, interviews, websites, emails, flyers, program signage, advertisements, presentations, slideshows, evaluation forms, newsletters, and press releases.
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