High-Speed Broadband in California Libraries: An Initiative of the California State Library

The goal of this project is to bring high-speed broadband to all California public libraries by connecting them to the California Research and Education Network (CalREN), a statewide, high-speed, high-bandwidth network managed by Corporation for Education Network Initiative in California (CENIC).

California Public Library Broadband Grant Program 2016-2017

Application deadline: January 31, 2017

If you have questions about applying for a grant, please contact: Diane Satchwell, Southern California Library Cooperative: broadband@socallibraries.org


Historical Background

More information and Resources

Please visit the Califa website for further information, including: a project summary, background, and key facts; E-rate and CTF information and documents; FAQs for project participants; steps to connect to CalREN; glossary of broadband terms; statewide reports and publications; list of participating libraries; and broadband press archives.

If you have any questions about the High-Speed Broadband in California Libraries project, please contact Natalie Cole, Library Programs Consultant, at Natalie.Cole@library.ca.gov