Library funds are accumulated from a mixture of local, state, federal, and other sources. Finding funds for your library can often be a challenge, but APLS is here to help make this process easier for Alabama’s public libraries.

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Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds are provided to the Alabama Public Library Service (APLS) by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

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State Aid

The State of Alabama provides supplemental funding to all public libraries in the state. APLS distributes state aid funding to libraries each quarter on a per capita basis.

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Provides discounts to assist most schools and libraries in the United States to obtain affordable telecommunications and Internet access.

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