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State Library Unit

This unit administers the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant money which provides a competitive grant process open to all public, school and academic libraries in the state along with many special libraries. It also distributes funds for the State Grants to Libraries which is open to all eligible school, public, and academic libraries to fund materials. Institutional Library Development operates within this unit and provides support library services for state-operated residential institutions, including youth and adult correctional facilities, mental health institutes, a school for the deaf and the blind, and veterans homes.

Address: 201 E. Colfax Ave., Denver CO 80203
Room Number(s): 309

Unit Supervisor: Eugene Hainer
Administrative Lead: Melissa Carlson
Lead Email Address: carlson_m@cde.state.co.us
Lead Phone Number: 303-866-6910

 

Office Responsibilities

  • LSTA grants, Jean Heilig, heilig_j@cde.state.co.us
  • State Grants to Libraries, Susan Burkholder, burkholder_s@cde.state.co.us
  • Institutional Library Development, Diane Walden, walden_d@cde.state.co.us

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Colorado Dept. of Education
201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793
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Mon - Fri 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
See also: Licensing Hours

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