Libraries Lead with Digital SkillsSource
The Public Library Association (PLA)Deadline
College & Career Readiness, Extended LearningPurpose
Play a pivotal role in developing your community by providing key digital resources and guiding your patrons on how to maximize them by designing a program to: assist job seekers to find or prepare for work; or empower small businesses to grow online.Eligibility
Be a public library located in the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. Host a workshop, event, or program at your library within 60 days of receiving your pre-approval notification. The program must be free of all costs (including deposits) for participants. Engage local media and post about your event on social media (before, during, and/or after) using the tags: #LibrariesLead, #GrowWithGoogle, @ALAlibrary. Submit your completed program recap one week after holding your event. Receive prior approval from your library administration to implement your program.