Friday, November 6, 2009

SRC 2010 ALSC/BWI Grant

Call for applications! The ALSC/BWI Summer Reading Program Grant is designed to encourage reading programs for children in a public library by providing financial assistance of $3,000, while recognizing ALSC members for outstanding program development. The application is easy to complete and is due December 1, 2009.  The program must be (1) theme-based summer reading program in a public library and (2) open to all children from birth through 14 years. The applicant must work directly with children and be a personal member of ALSC. The Committee encourages proposals with innovative ways to encourage involvement of children with physical or mental disabilities. The application can be found on ALSC website under Awards and Scholarships, then Professional Awards.  For more information or to apply for the grant, visit the ALSC Web site.