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Better Broadband: How Your Library Can Take Advantage of E-Rate Funds

Think about the utilities you have at your library: electricity, water, and gas. Could your library survive without those? Probably not. Now, consider your programming and public access technology. How much of it relies on Internet connectivity? How much more could you be doing with better Internet connectivity?

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Coalition Calls on Libraries to Plan Now to Secure E-rate Funding

Libraries now have an extraordinary opportunity to upgrade their broadband following the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) vote to modernize the E-rate program and address the broadband capacity gap facing many public libraries. Today, a broad coalition of library associations, which includes the American Library Association (ALA), calls upon libraries to act to convert this policy win in Washington to real benefit for America’s communities.