Daviess County Library receives $4,707 grant

Date 2012/6/18 10:04:35 | Topic: News

Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan has announced that the Daviess County Library in Gallatin has received a Website Makeover Grant worth $4,707. The library will use grant money to completely overhaul its website, including the addition of a mobile site, to improve presence on the Web.
The site will be considered user-friendly for patrons and easy to maintain by library staff. The library will offer a hands-on class introducing the new website.

The Secretary of State's Website Makeover grants are funded by the Library Services and Technology Act through the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, which is the primary source of federal support for the nation's 122,000 libraries and 17,500 museums. The Institute's mission is to create strong libraries and museums that connect people to information and ideas.

In the 2012 Fiscal Year, the Missouri State Library has approved a total of 103 grant applications, distributing $897,042 in federal awards to libraries throughout Missouri.



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