State-Library Sponsored Conference Scholarships

The State Library of North Carolina is offering a scholarship program for library staff to attend the ARSL Conference (September 6-9 in St. George, Utah) and NCLA Conference (October 17-20 in Winston-Salem, NC). Staff from public, academic, community college, and NCICU libraries are eligible to apply for a scholarship. Ten ($1,700) scholarships will be awarded ...

LSTA Recipients Announced!

LSTA Recipients Announced!
The State Library is pleased to announce the 2017-18 Library Services and Technology (LSTA) Award recipients! This year’s LSTA grants total over $2.3 million, and include 39 awards for local library projects that: advance literacy and lifelong learning; expand access to library resources and expertise; promote partnerships and collaboration; and digitize materials important to the ...

Hurricane Matthew Relief

The State Library wants to help those libraries still recovering from Hurricane Matthew in the 49 counties identified by FEMA. We’ve developed a modified EZ Grant program to help replace items available to the public (such as library books, computers, furnishings, etc.) that were destroyed as a result of Hurricane Matthew AND that are not ...

LSTA Grant Announcement 1

The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources is implementing a new online Grants Management System (GMS). This system has been developed by the NC Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and should provide benefits for grant applicants as well as grant-making agencies. The State Library will be using this new system for its 2017 LSTA grant program. If ...

2017-18 LSTA Grant Opportunities Announced

2017-18 LSTA Grant Opportunities Announced
The State Library of North Carolina is pleased to announce the LSTA Grant Opportunities for 2017-2018. Libraries are invited to apply for funding that supports a program or service idea that will solve a specific problem or meet an identified need of the library’s current or future users. EZ Grants are for single year projects. The ...

New LSTA Reporting Webinar

Were you recently awarded an LSTA grant or thinking about applying for one in the future?  Check out this webinar explaining changes in grant project reporting.  Depending on your project activities, you may be required to collect survey data from participants.  See our website for more information. Once the webinar starts: To see the list ...

2016-17 LSTA Grant Recipients 1

The State Library of North Carolina is pleased to announce Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant awards for 2016-2017. These awards are made possible by LSTA grant funding from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), a federal grant making agency. This year’s $4,229,540 federal allotment will be distributed on behalf of ...

LSTA Stories: Outreach to Hispanic residents in Gaston County 1

LSTA Stories: Outreach to Hispanic residents in Gaston County
This post is part of a series of posts highlighting ongoing or recently completed LSTA grant projects in NC. Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) monies are federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, distributed by population via the federal Grants to States program. The  State Library of North Carolina uses a portion of these ...

LSTA Stories: Teen Tech Learning Lab 1

LSTA Stories: Teen Tech Learning Lab
This post is part of a series of posts highlighting ongoing or recently completed LSTA grant projects in NC. Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) monies are federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, distributed by population via the federal Grants to States program. The  State Library of North Carolina uses a portion of these ...

LSTA Highlights: Supporting Archival Diversity – Digitizing Minority Group Collections in Forsyth County 1

LSTA Highlights: Supporting Archival Diversity - Digitizing Minority Group Collections in Forsyth County
This post is part of a series of posts highlighting ongoing or recently completed LSTA grant projects in NC. Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) monies are federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, distributed by population via the federal Grants to States program. The  State Library of North Carolina uses a portion of these ...