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Federal funds helps libraries work with Adult Education & Workforce Development

Providence Public Library, in partnership with Chicago Public Library, Los Angeles Public Library, and World Education, Inc., will receive a new $553,649 federal grant to test and disseminate innovative adult education and workforce development library practices.  The project will build upon and expand programs and practices already in place at the three partner libraries (Learning Lounges; Mobile Learning; and Learning Circles).  The three partners and six selected pilot libraries will implement one or two new approaches into their system to study how these practices can be implemented and

Two new fact sheets on immigrant integration

Two new fact sheets from the Networks for Integrating New Americans initiative are now available. They highlight what the project learned about collaborating to help immigrants and refugees advance in the workforce and in the community.

Can Poor Health Literacy be Addressed by Bringing People Together, Face-to- Face?

Health Literacy colleagues,

New York Public Library’s new Library HotSpot program

New Grants Announced for Libraries, Librarians, and Digital Youths and Adults

 

Hello all,

See the announcement below for information on new grants for libraries, librarians, and digital youth and adults.  (Source:  OCTAE Connection, April 10, 2014)

Adult New Readers, adult literacy programs and Public Libraries

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