The Cambria County (PA) Library used LSTA grant money to develop an area in the library tailored for adults 55 and better. It's a 450-square-foot area dubbed the "Classic Corner."
The Better World Books/NCFL (National Center for Family Literacy) Libraries and Families Award recognizes exceptional family programming currently operating in libraries. Each year 3 winning libraries are awarded $10,000 in grants.
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
Use this application form 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 2011 National Library Week theme, "Create your own story @ your library."
Deadline: October 1, 2010
National Library Week will be April 10-16, 2011.
The Wisconsin Center for the Book’s 2010-2011 "Wisconsin Authors and Illustrators Speak" program will award up to 8 grants of $300 each to qualifying organizations wishing to bring a Wisconsin author or illustrator to their community to speak at a public event.
Applications will be judged on the basis of community outreach and collaboration, thoroughness of planning, and rationale for the choice of speaker. Application information is at the WAIS page.
Application deadline: July 1, 2010.