Greetings library colleagues,
As part of our ongoing efforts to streamline communication the firstname.lastname@example.org, ra-EDSFG@pa.gov, and ra-EDSUBSIDIESGRANTS@pa.gov email resource accounts will be deactivated October 1, 2023. Please direct future inquiries to the corresponding email resource accounts listed below:
- Library Service and Technology Act (LSTA) grants and programs – email@example.com
- State funded contracts (Library Access, Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians) – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Keystone Grants for Public Library Facilities – email@example.com
- State Aid to Public Libraries (Public Library Subsidy) and related library laws, regulations, and guidelines – firstname.lastname@example.org
All other requests or questions should be sent to email@example.com.
The Bureau of Library Development (BLD) in the Office of Commonwealth Libraries supports libraries and library services for Pennsylvanians through the administration of state and federally funded programs and grant opportunities including LSTA (Library Services and Technology Act), Library Access, LAMP (Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians), the Public Library Subsidy, and Keystone Grants for Public Library Facilities. BLD also provides advisory services, professional development, and continuing education for library staff and volunteer leadership at public, school, academic, and special libraries.
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