Public Comment for Alaska Library State Plan 2018-2022

Share your ideas for the Alaska State Plan 2018-2022

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Discuss your ideas with the community and refine them further.

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Recent Ideas

Emerging Technology Traveling Tech Fair

Invest in emerging technology and send a trained 'Technology Ambassador' on a trip around the state with stops at public libraries to do a hands-on technology fair for patrons. This allows patrons at each library to see

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CATEGORY: Goal 2: Alaska libraries will provide access to content in current and emerging formats for all Alaskans.

STATUS: open

4 Votes

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Funding and support for strategic planning

Funding and support for strategic planning for public libraries to develop plans with a broad spectrum of community buy-in

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CATEGORY: Goal 3: Alaska libraries will explore evolving roles as anchor institutions that benefit their communities.

STATUS: open

4 Votes

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Digitization of local collections

Digitization of local collections. Purchasing equipment to read micro formats-still materials only available in this format.

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CATEGORY: Goal 2: Alaska libraries will provide access to content in current and emerging formats for all Alaskans.

STATUS: open

5 Votes

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Mini-match grants for programming

Mini-match grants to do programs with another community organization such as Arts Council or Bird Club, both don't have a space for programs (are currently using community room for meetings) Equipment grant for things

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CATEGORY: Goal 3: Alaska libraries will explore evolving roles as anchor institutions that benefit their communities.

STATUS: open

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Popular Ideas

Increase funding for CE grants

Increase CE grants for library staff to attending training workshops and conferences.

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CATEGORY: Goal 1: Alaska libraries will support lifelong learning opportunities for all Alaskans.

STATUS: open

8 Votes

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Support for Live Homework Help

Live Homework Help

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CATEGORY: Goal 2: Alaska libraries will provide access to content in current and emerging formats for all Alaskans.

STATUS: open

8 Votes

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Databases, and staff training

TERC database Auto repair Mango languages OWL Live Homework Help Cultural performing tours Staff Training -change management Basic skill-base (cataloging, book repair, storytime, etc) -SUMMER READING

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CATEGORY: Goal 1: Alaska libraries will support lifelong learning opportunities for all Alaskans.

STATUS: open

6 Votes

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Resources and workshops

Disaster location toolkit Partnership training Summer nutrition programs

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CATEGORY: Goal 3: Alaska libraries will explore evolving roles as anchor institutions that benefit their communities.

STATUS: open

6 Votes

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