Apply for These 2 Grants & Awards

Image1. Libraries are invited to apply for the $3,000 Scholastic Library Publishing National Library Week Grant, which will be awarded to a single library for the best public awareness campaign incorporating the 2012 National Library Week theme, "You belong @ your library®".  National Library Week is April 8-14, 2012. Application form: Application deadline: October 7, 2011. The grant is sponsored by Scholastic Library Publishing, a division of Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, and is administered by the Public Awareness Committee of the American Library Association (ALA). 2. The EBSCO Excellence in Small and/or Rural Public Library Service Award provides recognition and a $1,000 honorarium to a public library serving a population of 10,000 or less that "demonstrates excellence of service to its community as exemplified by an overall service program or a special program of significant accomplishment." Nomination form: Registration deadline: December 1, 2011 The award honors a public library for all or any of the following:

  • Uniqueness of service of program
  • Impact of program or service on community
  • How the service or program will affect the future of the library and its community