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  1. Free Resources for Libraries

    Materials from ALA's Great Stories Club — including book lists, discussion questions, related reading lists and promotional materials — are available for use by any library, state humanities council, or community nonprofit, free of charge. ALA has of ...

    SOSTMAN - 03/08/2019 - 11:43 - Professional Tools

  2. Thinking Money for Kids

    We all need to master the knowledge and skills to make smart financial choices and prepare for whatever the future brings. Thinking Money for Kids strives to teach children ages 7 to 11 and their parents, caregivers and educators about financial literacy ...

    SOSTMAN - 07/17/2019 - 15:03 - Professional Tools

  3. TRHT Great Stories Club- Participating Libraries

    The following 70 libraries were selected to participate in ALA's Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) Great Stories Club.  Learn more about the TRHT Great Stories Club. Alabama Homewood Public Library, partnering with Homewood High Schoo ...

    SOSTMAN - 01/03/2019 - 10:28 - Professional Tools

  4. Thinking Money for Kids: Traveling Exhibition Application Guidelines

    APPLICATION RECEIPT DEADLINE: February 8, 2019 Date application posted: December 17, 2018 Questions? Contact the American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5045, or publicprograms@ala.org. I. Project Overview II. Awa ...

    SOSTMAN - 12/20/2018 - 10:03 - Professional Tools

  5. Thinking Money for Kids: Frequently Asked Questions

    Which types of libraries are eligible? This exhibition tour is open to public libraries in the United States. Other non-public library organizations, including academic, community college, school and special libraries, are not eligible to apply. Individua ...

    SOSTMAN - 12/19/2018 - 18:05 - Professional Tools

  6. Preparation Workshop for New Racial Healing Circle Practitioners

    Applications for this workshop are now closed. View the list of library workers selected to participate. Application Guidelines Date Posted: Friday, October 19, 2018 Deadline for Submission: Friday, January 4, 2019 by 11:59 pm (CST) Award Notification Dat ...

    SOSTMAN - 02/07/2019 - 13:16 - Professional Tools

  7. Libraries Ready to Code Opens Call for Applications: Hour of Code Mini-Grants

    Application Description/Instructions To celebrate the upcoming launch of the new Ready to Code Collection website, ALA will be awarding $500 mini-grants to school and public libraries that facilitate a program for youth during Computer Science Education W ...

    LBRAUN2000 - 11/04/2018 - 09:29 - Professional Tools

  8. New Americans Library Project

    The New Americans Library Project is an initiative of the American Library Association (ALA) that seeks to explore ways to expand public library program services for new Americans. Learn more and read "Library Programs and New Americans: A White Pape ...

    SOSTMAN - 07/01/2019 - 14:58 - Professional Tools

  9. Great Stories Club "What Makes a Hero?" Selected Sites

    The following 80 sites were selected to participate in ALA's "What Makes a Hero?: Self, Society, and Rising to the Occasion" Great Stories Club  program.  Programming will take place from September 1, 2018 to August 31, 2019.  The Public Li ...

    brussell3 - 03/08/2019 - 11:39 - Professional Tools

  10. Corporate Influence

    In a polarized political climate, companies are increasingly moving to influence local, state, and national policies. Their growing influence raises questions about the relationship between producers and consumers, the capitalist goals behind politicizing ...

    MFIGUEROA - 08/30/2018 - 16:27 - Professional Tools