2013 Summer Reading Mini Grants from YALSA

11/1/12 – YALSA, with funding from Dollar General, will provide 20 libraries with $1,000 each to recruit, train and compensate teen assistants to help with summer reading programs.  YALSA is encouraging innovative proposals including teens with disabilities and teens who speak English as a second language. The $1,000 grant is to support a reading/literacy focused program. A total of 20 grants are available. Individual library branches within a larger library may apply. Applications are due January 1, 2013. Apply at www.ala.org/yalsa/awardsandgrants/yalsaawardsgrants.

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New York State Library

Summer Reading at New York Libraries is funded in part through the Federal Library Services and Technology Act, with funds awarded to the New York State Library by the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services. The New York State Library is a program of the Office of Cultural Education in the New York State Education Department.