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Technology and Innovation Grants Awarded

March 21, 2019 3:42 PM | Tim Spindler (Administrator)

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 Grants

Locust Valley Library
Digitizing Our Local Newspaper: Locust Valley Leader Digitization Project

Montauk Library
Montauk Oral History Recordings

St. Joseph's College
South Shore Inns and Activities: Ephemera Digitization Project


Innovation Grants

Farmingdale 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.

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