LSTA Grant Recipients for Fiscal Year 2002
Special Project Grants
Longview Public Library $52,615
Introduce a range of library services into a highly-used recreation center located in an underserved neighborhood with a strong youth population.
Azle Public Library $14,507
Expand delivery of library service to the homebound elderly.
Tri-County Library (Mabank) $38,957
Provide computer training at five locations in a three-county area. Locations include libraries and senior citizen centers, and training is targeted to senior citizens, the computer illiterate, and the economically disadvantaged.
Arlington Public Library $43,419
Expand services to child care providers, including reading readiness kits, training workshops, and information on available library services.
Denton Public Library $48,155
Expand services to preschool children in child care centers, including storytime programs, storytime kits, training for child care teachers, and a family literacy program.
Dr. Eugene Clark Library (Lockhart) $39,477
Expand a program providing a mobile computer lab, training in basic and advanced computer, word processing, and Internet skills, and delivery of library materials to two economically disadvantaged neighborhoods.
Irving Public Library $69,722
Provide a shared interactive virtual reference service to users remotely accessing the websites of the libraries of Carrollton, Irving, and North Richland Hills.
Burleson Public Library $88,975
Join with the MetrOPAC Consortium, consisting of libraries in Haltom City, Keller, Richland Hills, and Fort Worth, expanding access to reciprocal borrowing privileges, a shared on-line public access catalog, and courier services.
El Paso Public Library $65,385
Establish consolidated web catalog access, improved resource-sharing and delivery, and shared reference services for ten participating city, county, university, community college, and school libraries.