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  1. Early Themes (2006-2011)

    The following Great Stories Club themes were created between 2006 and 2011 with the support of Oprah's Angel Network. Facing Challenges Choices Breaking Boundaries New Horizons Second Chances Facing Challenges Reading List Born Blue by Han Nolan Stuc ...

    SOSTMAN - 02/01/2019 - 15:04 - Professional Tools

  2. The Art of Change: Creation, Growth, and Transformation

    Created by Laura Rogers, Director of the Writing Center and Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. About the theme Change may be chosen or involuntary, accepted or resisted, and is one of the foundat ...

    SOSTMAN - 02/01/2019 - 16:05 - Professional Tools

  3. Growing Up Brave on the Margins: Courage and Coming of Age

    Created by Susana M. Morris, Associate Professor of Literature, Media, and Communication at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and Anna Cvitkovic, Teen Librarian at the San Francisco Public Library. About the theme Growing from a child to a teenager to ...

    SOSTMAN - 02/01/2019 - 16:03 - Professional Tools

  4. What Makes a Hero? Self, Society, and Rising to the Occasion

    Created by Maria Sachiko Cecire, Director of Experimental Humanities and Assistant Professor of Literature at Bard College, and Jennifer Mann, Teen Librarian at the Ypsilanti District Library. About the theme Legends, literature, media, and history are fu ...

    SOSTMAN - 02/01/2019 - 16:03 - Professional Tools

  5. Apply for a Great Stories Club Grant

    The American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office is currently accepting applications for the Great Stories Club series on Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation. The theme is "Growing Up Brave on the Margins." Applications will ...

    SOSTMAN - 05/15/2019 - 14:47 - Professional Tools

  6. ALA Policy on Outsourcing and Privatization

    Policy Statement ALA affirms that publicly funded libraries should remain directly accountable to the publics they serve. Therefore, the American Library Association opposes the shifting of policy making and management oversight of library services from t ...

    admin - 01/14/2019 - 15:26 - Professional Tools

  7. Great Stories Club

    An initiative of the American Library Association's Public Programs Office. ...

    MILLER@URBANINS... - 05/17/2019 - 11:06 - Professional Tools

  8. About the Great Stories Club

    “Last year, we were a first-time recipient (of a Great Stories Club grant). The transformation in our outreach to incarcerated teens has been astounding — from their overall participation to our relationships with the facility as a whole. We are providing ...

    SOSTMAN - 04/05/2019 - 12:10 - Professional Tools

  9. Manage Your Grant (for current Great Stories Club grantees)

    Use the links on this page to access information about your grant, including workshop details, training materials and promotional resources. To begin, please select your theme below. Questions about your grant? Email ALA's Public Programs Office at p ...

    SOSTMAN - 03/05/2019 - 13:21 - Professional Tools

  10. Micro-Mobility

    Micro-mobility is a broad term for a growing category of transportation vehicles, including electric scooters and bicycles, that provide an alternative to traditional transportation (cars, trains, buses) in cities and communities. Micro-mobility services ...

    MFIGUEROA - 01/08/2019 - 15:06 - Professional Tools