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The Bureau of Library Development administers grant programs to support the establishment, expansion, and improvement of library service in Florida.

  • Library Construction Grants
    The Public Library Construction Grant program provides funds to remodel or expand existing public library facilities, or construct new public library facilities.

  • Library Cooperative Grants
  • The Library Cooperative Grant Program provides state funding to multitype library cooperatives to assist them in meeting the educational and informational needs of Florida residents by encouraging and assuring cooperation among libraries of all types for the development of library service.

  • Library Services and Technology Act Grants
    The Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) is a state-based program with a broad mandate to use technology to bring information to people in innovative and effective ways, and to assure that library service is accessible to all, especially those who have difficulty using the library.

  • State Aid to Libraries
    The purpose of the State Aid program is to encourage local governments to establish and continue development of free library service to all residents of Florida.

  • Community Libraries In Caring (CLIC)
    The purpose of the Community Libraries in Caring program is to assist small, rural public libraries to improve library collections and services, improve adult and family literacy and develop the economic viability in targeted counties and communities.

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