Updates from State Library Services: Learn About Our Most Recent Grant Awards

Updates from State Library Services

January 15, 2019

Updates from State Library Services

Learn About Our Most Recent Grant Awards


Library Construction Grantees Announced

State Library Services is pleased to announce the Library Construction Grant recipients for the competitive round that started in summer 2018. Libraries receiving Construction Grant Funds are Dakota County Library-Pleasant Hill, Pine City, Virginia and Windom. Funding for the program was allocated by the 2017 Minnesota Legislature in the bonding bill. Please visit the State Library Services construction grant webpage for more information about the individual projects and the program in general.

Congratulations to all the grantees! Recipients for the most recent competitive round will be announced when all end grant agreements are in place. Please contact Emily Kissane (651-582-8508) for more information.

LSTA Competitive Grant Projects Announced

State Library Services has issued the 2018 LSTA grant cycle awards. Larger competitive awards were granted to nine recipients for a total of $584,000, funding projects ranging from $17,000 to $100,000. The Mini Grant was awarded to one recipient for $7,667. Visit the State Library Services LSTA webpage for more information about the projects. Contact Leah Larson (651-582-8604) with questions about LSTA grants.

About State Library Services

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State Library Services, a division of the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE), partners with libraries to achieve equity and excellence in our collective work for Minnesotans. Division staff are consultants who help libraries plan, develop and implement high-quality services that address community needs. State Library Services administers federal grant, state aid, and state grant programs that benefit all types of libraries.