In Connecticut, LSTA pays for these projects in part or in whole:
1. Instructors for continuing education classes in locations around the state
3. Library service for 5,000+ patrons of the CT Library for Accessible Books
4. deliverIT CT vans and drivers that deliver over 2.2 million library items per year
5. The Summer Reading Program with 58,000 participants
6. Service Center collections that help serve over 450,000 state residents through local libraries
8. The Connecticut Public Library Annual Report and statistics, which the State Library Data Coordinator reports to the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
*These amounts do not include spending on LSTA Administration.
Our New Five-Year Plan has been approved by the Institute of Museum and Library Services!
See link below.
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds are provided through the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). IMLS is the primary source of federal support for the nation’s approximately 120,000 libraries and 35,000 museums. The mission of IMLS is to inspire libraries and museums to advance innovation, lifelong learning, and cultural and civic engagement. Their grant making, policy development, and research help libraries and museums deliver valuable services that make it possible for communities and individuals to thrive. The use of LSTA funds in Connecticut is administered according to the Five-Year Plan (2018-2022) submitted to IMLS in June 2017.
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