The proposed federal budget will completely cut funding for The Institute of Museum and Library Service (IMLS) and its grant program, The Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). Public libraries, school libraries, and cultural institutions across the nation depend on IMLS and the LSTA grants to provide additional financial support for programs, library materials, and technology.
On the state level, the following services to Alabama public libraries will be cut or severely curtailed:
Services to the blind and Physically Impaired
Ancestry.com Library Edition
Chilton Auto Repair Online Manuals
Statewide Summer Reading Program
Technical Support to Public Libraries.
Please take the time to write or call your United States Representatives. We’ve provided her contact information below. Every call, fax, e-mail, or handwritten letter counts!
Washington, D.C. Office:
442 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515-0102
Fax: (202) 225-8913
217 Graceland Drive, Suite 5
Dothan, AL 36305
Fax: (334) 671-1480
401 Adams Avenue, Suite 160
Montgomery, AL 36104
Fax: (334) 277-8534
505 East Three Notch Street, #322
Andalusia, AL 36420
Fax: (334) 222-3342