Diversity and Outreach Fair

diversity and outreach fair 


Generously supported by DEMCO

2011 Diversity and Outreach Fair Application


All applications are due by 4:30 p.m. CT on Friday, April 15, 2011.

Theme: Family Literacy

The Diversity and Outreach Fair will feature innovative and successful library-based family literacy programs.  Family literacy programs are broad in their scope and reach. Some family literacy programs rely on traditional literacy activities, storybook reading and storytelling, to reach across generations, while others use high-tech resources, digital storytelling, blogging and online journaling, to connect generations.


Applicants are encouraged to propose presentations which highlight:

1) Family Literacy

2) Library services to underserved or underrepresented communities, including:

People with disabilities
Poor and homeless populations
People of color
English language learners
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender people
New Americans
New and non-readers
Older adults
People living in rural areas
Incarcerated & ex-offenders

3) Mobile Library Services and Bookmobiles

Application Form