Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (2024)
The Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (LB21) supports the training and professional development of library and archives professionals; developing faculty and information leaders; and recruiting, educating, and retaining the next generation of library and archives professionals in order to develop a diverse library and archival workforce and meet the information needs of their communities.
State, local, or tribal government or be a private, nonprofit organization that has tax-exempt status under the Internal Revenue Code AND be a public library, public elementary and secondary school libraries, tribal libraries, college library.
Archives and special collections
Diversifying the future library workforce
Informal STEM learning and Making
Young adult services
Diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives
Population-specific programs and services