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Friday, October 12 • 3:35pm - 4:25pm
An Inside Look at the Library Construction Grant

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Are you thinking about renovating your library or even building a new space? Learn about the Library Construction Grant, a program funded in the state legislature's bonding bill and administered by State Library Services. The session will include an overview of the program"”from navigating the competitive grant application process to negotiating the grant agreement and tracking all the program requirements, including B3 sustainability guidelines. A recent grantee will offer tips for successful community engagement during project planning and effective collaboration throughout the process.


Emily Kissane

Library Development Specialist, State Library Services – Minnesota Department of Education
Emily Kissane is Library Development Specialist with MDE. She works with state aid programs, the Library Construction Grant, digital literacy initiatives, and partnerships with state agencies and organizations.

Friday October 12, 2018 3:35pm - 4:25pm CDT