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Great News for Library Funding! But There’s So Much More To Do…

We are excited to announce that thanks to the tens of thousands of Americans who signed the petitions against Donald Trump’s proposed cuts to federal funding for libraries, the $1.2 trillion FY2018 budget bill (H.R. 3354) passed by 211-198 margin. However, the battle for the budget is not over. Once the Senate has acted, the […]

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The Threat to Libraries if IMLS, NEA and NEH are Closed

2017 has taken a very strange turn for libraries with the release of President Trump’s FY 2018 budget framework and his call to eliminate the Institute of Museum and Library Services. It shouldn’t be unexpected though. Speaker Ryan has previously proposed to zero-fund IMLS in two of his prior-year draft budgets as well. As the […]

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Preserve Funding for IMLS, NEH, NEA and PBS – Act Now

The president’s 2018 budget framework was announced today and it calls for the elimination of the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The IMLS is the only federal agency that funds libraries nationwide. The IMLS is the main federal source for innovative library programs that support early literacy, people trying to find work, and better […]