Summer Reading Grant Opportunity

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ALSC/BWI Summer Reading Program Grant

The ALSC/BWI Reading Program Grant is designed to encourage reading programs for children in public libraries by providing $3,000 in financial assistance, while recognizing ALSC members for outstanding program development.

Criteria

  • Each application will be judged on the following:
    • The plan and outline submitted for a theme-based summer reading program in a public library
    • The committee encourages innovative proposals involving children with physical or mental disabilities

Requirements

  • Applicants must:
    • Be personal members of ALSC as well as ALA; organizational members are not eligible
    • Submit program ideas that are open to all children (birth – 14 years)
    • Submit program ideas take place at a public library

How to Apply

Applications for the 2010 BWI Summer Reading Program Grant are now available.  Please contact Linda Ernst, chair of the ALSC Grant Administration Committee, at lindaern@kcls.org with any questions.

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