YALSA (the Young Adult Library Services Association) is giving out 10 mini grants to assist librarians in hosting Teen Read Week 2010 programs. Mini grants consist of $450 cash and $50 worth of Teen Read Week products.
Preservation Assistance Grants of up to $6000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities help small and mid-sized institutions — like libraries, town & county records offices, and historical societies — improve their ability to preserve and care for their humanities collections. These may include books, photographs, and digital materials.
The $15,000 award for best small library in America will be given to the public library that most profoundly demonstrates outstanding service to populations of 25,000 or less.
The $3000 Scholastic Library Publishing National Library Week Grant will be awarded to a single library for the best public awareness campaign incorporating the 2010 National Library Week theme, “Communities thrive @ your library®” and the “@ your library” logo.
Tip from Mark Arend:
Interested in getting an automatic external defibrillator (AED) in your library? Contact the Secretary of your local Masonic Lodge. The Wisconsin Masonic Grand Lodge is providing matching grants to fund the placement of AEDs in schools and other public buildings.
Get details at the Project ADAM page.