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AI- 6272   4. B. 1.    
Commissioners Court - Regular
Meeting Date: 05/13/2015  
Library Family Place training
Submitted By: Natalie Eckstrom, Grants Department
Department: Grants Department  

Information
RECOMMENDATION
Receive information regarding a grant received by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission that will benefit the Nueces County Keach Family Library.
BACKGROUND
The Texas State Library and Archives Commission received a grant from the Institute of Museum of Library Services. The grant will fund registration for the Family Place Training Institute and technical assistance associated with becoming a Family Place Library. The Family Place Training Institute prepares participants to implement the initiative locally and provides a vehicle for librarians to share experiences and effective practices with other Family Place librarians throughout the United States.
DISCUSSION
The Nueces County Keach Family Library will receive the opportunity to register two staff members for the Family Place Training Institute at no cost. Hotel expenses are included in the registration fee.
Topics covered during the Institute include: serving families and children through partnerships; assets and needs assessment; child development; parent education; community outreach; emergent literacy; and many other topics.

Budget Information
Information about available funds
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Account Code(s) for Available Funds
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Fund Transfers

Attachments
Family Place Libraries Training

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