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Awards

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The Frankfort Community Public Library was awarded a Library Services & Technology Act grant
administered by the Indiana State Library and funded through the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS)
to help provide more web 2.0 services through the library's website and online catalog.  This project includes:

Spanish PAC - a Spanish Language version of our online catalog
DearReader - Online Book Clubs, receive portions of books in your email everyday
BookLetters - eNewsletters and Reader's Advisory through our webpage -
sign up to receive Library Lines in your email
ChiliFresh - Create your own book reviews to items in our online catalog
 


2007

Frankfort Library Honored with National Award

(By Heather Wines/Gannett News Service)


Institute of Museum and Library Services Director Dr. Anne-Imelda M. Radice (from left), community representative Julie Miller, Frankfort Community Public Library Director "Bill" Caddell and first lady Laura Bush stand together Monday after the library was presented the National Awards for Museum and Library Services in the east room of the White House.

The Frankfort Community Public Library is among six libraries and museums nationwide awarded the National Award for Museum and Library Service for 2006.  The awards were announced November 15th in Washington, D.C. by Anne-Imelda Radice, Director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  This is the nation's highest honor for outstanding public service provided by these institutions.  On January 8th, 2007, The Frankfort Library received the $10,000 award from First Lady Laura Bush and was honored in a ceremony at the white house.  To read more, click here, or here.


Clinton County Contractual Libraries receive $525,000 Focus Fund Grant

Lt. Governor Becky Skillman presented the Clinton County Contractual Libraries with a $525,000 Focus Fund Grant for Library construction on January 4th, 2007 at the State House.
 


 


2008

AT&T Technology Grant

The Clinton County Contractual Public Libraries have been awarded an
AT&T Excelerator grant in the amount of $5,803. The AT&T Excelerator grant
is a major initiative to bring technology to underserved communities. 
These funds will be used to replace computers at the Rossville, Mulberry
and Michigantown Libraries.  This new up-to-date computer equipment and software
will help in meeting the public's growing computer needs.
These computers will be available for public use in February 2008.


Steve Powell, Director, External Affairs and Local Government Relations, AT&T,
presenting award check to Michelle Bradley, Director, Frankfort Community Public Library.

 

 

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