Six Long Island libraries have been awarded Technology and Innovation Grants by the Long Island Library Resources Council (LILRC). All LILRC member libraries are eligible to submit up to two grant applications each year.The grants may be used for a variety of purposes, but the primary goal is to promote library resource sharing throughout the Long Island region.
The 2019 winning libraries were:
Digitization GrantsLocust Valley Library
Digitizing Our Local Newspaper: Locust Valley Leader Digitization Project
Montauk Oral History Recordings
St. Joseph's College
South Shore Inns and Activities: Ephemera Digitization Project
Innovation GrantsFarmingdale Public Library
Veterans Oral Histories and Interviews Access Project
Middle Country Public Library
Middle Country Maker DB - A collaborative database of maker resources
Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library
iPads for Digital Literacy
Grants are funded through the Regional Bibliographic Data Bases and Interlibrary Resources Sharing Program, a statewide grant program provided to the nine New York Regional Library Councils, including LILRC.