[Libs-Or] [Fwd: [alacro-l] Apply now for 2009 Scholastic Library Publishing National Library Week Grant]

Suzanne Sager bvss at pdx.edu
Tue Sep 30 07:16:30 PDT 2008


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Subject: 	[alacro-l] Apply now for 2009 Scholastic Library Publishing 
National Library Week Grant
Date: 	Mon, 29 Sep 2008 15:26:15 -0400
From: 	Don Wood <dwood at ala.org>
Reply-To: 	alacro-l at ala.org
To: 	<alacro-l at ala.org>



*Apply now for 2009 Scholastic Library Publishing National Library Week 
Grant*

 

(CHICAGO) Libraries of all types are invited to apply for the $3,000 
Scholastic Library Publishing National Library Week Grant, which will be 
awarded to the library with the best public awareness campaign 
incorporating the 2009 National Library Week theme, "Worlds connect @ 
your library®."

 

All proposals must use the theme, which uses The Campaign for America's 
Libraries' "@ your library" brand, on any and all 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). This year's application deadline is 
Oct. 17.  National Library Week is April 12-18, 2009.

 

A grant application form and guidelines are available on The Campaign 
for America's Libraries Web site at www.ala.org/@yourlibrary/nlwgrant 
<http://www.ala.org/@yourlibrary/nlwgrant>.  Information also is 
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, Colo.  Information on last year's winner, 
the Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, Charlotte, N.C., 
and the winning application can be viewed at 
www.ala.org/@yourlibrary/nlwgrant 
<http://www.ala.org/@yourlibrary/nlwgrant>.

 

"The grant is a great opportunity for libraries to promote themselves. 
It's a chance for you to really showcase all the wonderful programs and 
resources at your library," said Tony Tallent, former director of youth 
and outreach services at the Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg 
County, N.C.

 

Scholastic Library Publishing, a division of Scholastic, creates a 
multitude of products, both in print and online, for the school and 
public library market under the imprints of Grolier®, Children's Press®, 
Franklin Watts®, and Grolier Online.®  Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: 
SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's 
books and a leader in educational technology. Scholastic creates quality 
educational and entertaining materials and products for use in school 
and at home, including children's books, magazines, technology-based 
products, teacher materials, television programming, film, videos and 
toys.  The company distributes its products and services through a 
variety of channels, including proprietary school-based book clubs, 
school-based book fairs, and school-based and direct-to-home continuity 
programs; retail stores, schools, libraries and television networks; and 
the company's Internet site, www.scholastic.com 
<http://www.scholastic.com/>.

 

 

Megan McFarlane

Campaign Coordinator

The Campaign for America's Libraries

 

Phone - 312-280-2148

Email - mmcfarlane at ala.org

 

American Library Association

50 E. Huron

Chicago, IL 60611

 


-- 
Portland State University logo

Suzanne L. Sager
Library East, Cataloging
Portland State University

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

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