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D During its December 13 meeting, the State Library Board awarded Herrick
~ ANTS Memorial Library. Wellington. 8 Title I grant in the amount of $61 ;:-156 for
project Enterprise which is designed to preserve back copies of this, weekly
newspaper in a more accessible format and to acquaint at least 200 potential
users with its availability. The microfilm dept. of the Ohio Historical
Center will microfilm the 88 year back file.
OHIONET received a Title I grant of $22.144 to continue the Children's
Book Reviews project which was established last year to create a bibliographic
data base of reviews of children's literature for use 8S a collection development
aid throughout the state. This project will provide a comprehensive
marketing and advertising program which will inform librarians of services and
continue to expand its data base by adding 3,000 reviews.
Meigs County District Public Library received a Title I grant of $2,000
for project seop (Senior Citizen Outreach Program) 'which will provide Dutreach
library services such as talking book equipment and large print materials to
90 senior citizens. The project will include a homebound program.
Stark Count District Librar , Canton, received , a Title I grant in the
amount of 9,169 to continue PALS (People in Action at the Library for Special
Patrons) which aims to serve 1,000 disabled people and people who provide service
to the disabled. The project will increase the .book and pamphlet collection
and provide computerized access to this collection. The project will
be promoted within the community and four staff members will 'receive sensit.
ivity training in serving disabled patrons.'·\:.y.
Board awarded LSCA Title I grants totaling '$837,9l8* in the following
to the respective administering li,brarie~.,.~9. · fund the regional library
projects for calendar year 1984: .' ./.
MOLO, Louisville 'Public Library $115,877; NCLC, Mansfield-Richland County
Public Library $178,114; NOLA, Warren-Trumbull Count Public Librar $106,418;
NORWELD, Wood County District Public Library, ' Bowling Green 102,268; SOLO,
Caldwell Public Library $85,778; SWqRL, Wilmington Public Library $179.390;
and WORLDS, Mary Lou Johnson-Hardirrc'County Dis"t,r;ict Library, Kenton $70.073.
* (of which $419,960 will be drawn from FY 1984 funds contingent upon the
release of the federal appropriation by the U.S. Dept. of Education.)