[Libs-Or] Fwd: [fllan] Webinar: Information to Help America's Rural Libraries

Diedre Conkling diedre08 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 20 14:04:56 PDT 2010


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From: Kristin K. Murphy <kmurphy at alawash.org>
Date: Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 1:57 PM
Subject: [fllan] Webinar: Information to Help America's Rural Libraries
To: fllan at ala.org, nlld at ala.org

 The ALA Washington Office will host a webinar to assist rural libraries
with pursuing funding opportunities from the U.S. Department of Agriculture
(USDA) at 2 p.m. EST October 29.  USDA defines rural as 2,500 residents.

Cheryl Cook, the Rural Development Deputy Under Secretary of Agriculture,
 Carla Anderson, the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of
e-Copernicus, a Washington consulting firm expert in broadband, and Kevin
Cherry, Senior Program Officer for the Institute of Museum and Library
Service’s Office of Library Service will participate. **

The presenters will discuss the three USDA programs with funds available for
rural libraries – the Distance Learning and Telemedicine program, the
Communities Facility program and the Community Connect program.

Click here<https://ala.ilinc.com/perl/ilinc/lms/register.pl?activity_id=xyvbmfs&user_id>register
for the webinar.

Kristin Murphy

Government Relations Specialist

American Library Association - Washington Office

1615 New Hampshire Ave. NW, First Floor

Washington, D.C., 20009-2520

Phone Number: 202.628.8410

kmurphy at alawash.org


*Diedre Conkling
Lincoln County Library District
P.O. Box 2027
Newport, OR  97365
Phone & Fax:  541-265-3066
**Work email:  **diedre at lincolncolibrarydist.org*<diedre at lincolncolibrarydist.org>
*  NEW**
Home email:  **diedre08 at gmail.com* <diedre08 at gmail.com>
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