January 21, 2022

New Jersey: Newark Public Library Foundation Gets $1 Million Grant For Digitization and Literacy Programs

From the WSJ (Sub’s only) or FREE via Google Search Results:

The Newark Public Library Foundation has received a $1 million, two-year grant from the Carnegie Corp. of New York to digitize its historic collections and to pay for family literacy initiatives.

The library will use some of the funding to digitize its collections on the Latino immigration experience and the 20th century’s Great Migration…

Funding will also be used to develop family-oriented literacy programs for residents.

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