[Libs-Or] [Fwd: [alacro-l] Deadline extended for National Library Week Grant]

Suzanne Sager bvss at pdx.edu
Wed Oct 8 13:15:19 PDT 2008


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Subject: 	[alacro-l] Deadline extended for National Library Week Grant
Date: 	Wed, 8 Oct 2008 15:57:03 -0400
From: 	Don Wood <dwood at ala.org>
Reply-To: 	alacro-l at ala.org
To: 	<alacro-l at ala.org>



  Deadline extended for National Library Week Grant


    U.S. libraries of all types encouraged to apply for $3,000 to
    support National Library Week activities

(CHICAGO) The deadline for the Scholastic Library Publishing National 
Library Week grant has been extended to Friday, November 14, 2008.

U.S. libraries of all types are invited to apply for a $3,000 grant that 
will be awarded to the best public awareness campaign that promotes the 
theme "World's connect @ your library" during National Library Week 
(April 12-18, 2009). Application forms and guidelines are available on 
The Campaign for America's Libraries Web site 
www.ala.org/@yourlibrary/nlwgrant 
<http://www.ala.org/@yourlibrary/nlwgrant>.

All proposals must use the "World's connect @ your library" theme, which 
incorporates The Campaign for America's Libraries' "@ your library" 
brand, on promotional and publicity material supporting National Library 
Week activities.  Guidelines for using the brand are available on the 
campaign Web site at www.ala.org/@yourlibrary 
<http://www.ala.org/@yourlibrary> under the "download logos" section.

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).

Information is also available from the ALA Public Information Office. 
Telephone: 800-545-2433, ext. 2148. E-mail: mmcfarlane at ala.org 
<mailto:mmcfarlane at ala.org>.

The winner will be notified and announced following the 2009 ALA 
Midwinter Meeting in Denver.  Information on last year's winner, the 
Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County, Charlotte, N.C., and 
the winning application can be viewed at 
www.ala.org/@yourlibrary/nlwgrant 
<http://www.ala.org/@yourlibrary/nlwgrant>.

Members of the National Library Week subcommittee include Lisa R. Rice, 
chair, Bowling Green (Ky.) Public Library; Elliot L. Appelbaum, 
Lexington (Ky.) Public Library; Gordon Newton Baker, Clayton State 
University (Ga.) and Darlene Basone, school library consultant, Ohio, 
Renee DiPilato, Duncan Library (Va.), Susan P. Kowalski, Pine Grove 
Middle School library (N.Y.), Amanda L.S. Murphy, Warren Trumbull County 
Public Library, Ohio, and Tony J. M. Tallent, Boulder Public Library, Colo.

For more information about The Campaign for America's Libraries, visit 
www.ala.org/@yourlibrary <http://www.ala.org/@yourlibrary>.

 


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Suzanne L. Sager
Library East, Cataloging
Portland State University

503-725-8169
503-725-5799
sagers at pdx.edu

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