[Michlib-l] ALSC Baker & Taylor Summer Reading Grant

Lancaster, Catherine (MDE) LancasterC5 at michigan.gov
Mon Oct 17 14:03:16 EDT 2016

2017 Summer Reading Grant opportunity! Applicants must be personal members of ALSC, as well as ALA members to apply; deadline is November 1st. See details below.

Cathy Lancaster

Youth Services Coordinator
Statewide Library Services
Library of Michigan
517-373-5700 f
LancasterC5 at michigan.gov 


Do you have an outstanding idea for your 2017 summer reading program?
Is your answer yes. Then this grant is for you.

The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) and the Grants Administration Committee are now accepting online applications for the 2017 ALSC/Baker & Taylor Summer Reading Grant. This $3,000 grant, made possible by Baker & Taylor, is designed to encourage reading programs for children in public libraries, while recognizing ALSC members for outstanding program development.

Each applicant will be judged on the following:

1. The plan and outline submitted for a theme-based summer reading program in a public library 2. The committee encourages innovative proposals involving children with physical or mental disabilities 3. Program ideas that are open to all children (birth-14 years)

Applicants must be personal members of ALSC, as well as ALA members to apply.
Deadline for submissions is November 1, 2016. For more information about the award requirements and submitting the online application please visit the ALSC/Baker & Taylor Summer Reading Grant Web Page-http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/profawards/bakertaylor.

ALSC, a division of the ALA, is the world's largest organization dedicated to the support and enhancement of library service to children. With a network of more than 4,000 children's and youth librarians, literature experts, publishers and educational faculty, ALSC is committed to creating a better future for children through libraries. To learn more about ALSC, visit ALSC's website at www.ala.org/alsc.

Jennifer Mae Smith
Chair of the ALSC Grant Administration Committee
jknoerze at rcls.org 

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