Over 43 million immigrants live in the US. The New Americans Library Project explores how public libraries can provide the services these individuals need to thrive.
The White Paper
In 2018, the ALA Public Programs Office convened an exploration of public library programs and services that support new American populations. The New Americans Library Project explored the landscape of literature and resources about library services for new Americans, studied how libraries can more effectively serve new Americans, and made recommendations about this topic for the library field.