St Paul Library’s Mobile Workplace Project

I have to give a nod to my friend Kevin Featherly for getting the details on St Paul Library’s Mobile Workplace Project. The good news is that they recently received a $300,000 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

They are going to build a mobile computer lab. It’s a genius idea that I’ve heard before – but not seen implemented. The idea is to teach people to use computers and use them to help find jobs – especially to non-native English speakers. Can’t wait to see it!

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About Ann Treacy

I have a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science. I have been interested or involved in providing access to information through the Internet since 1994, when I worked for Minnesota’s first Internet service provider. I am pleased to be a part of the Blandin on Broadband Team. I also work with MN Coalition on Government Information, Minnesota Rural Partners, and the American Society for Information Science and Technology.

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