About the Tandem Library Books Literature Program Grant
The ALSC/Tandem Library Books Literature Program Grant is designed to honor a member of the Association for Library Service to Children who has developed and implemented a unique and outstanding reading or literature program for children (infants through age fourteen).The award program provides a grant of $1000 to support the winning member's attendance at the American Library Association Annual Conference. (See schedule below for list of upcoming conference cities/dates.)
The purpose of the reading program must be to bring children and books together and to develop life-long reading habits in children. The program must be sponsored by a public library or school library media center; be specifically designed for and targeted at children; and have taken place during the calendar year preceding the application deadline.