Baker & Taylor Summer Reading Program Grant

About the Baker & Taylor Summer Reading Program Grant
This grant is designed to encourage outstanding summer reading programs by providing financial assistance, while recognizing ALSC members for outstanding program development. The applicant must plan and present an outline for a theme-based summer reading program in a public library. The program must be open to all children (birth -14 years).  The committee also encourages innovative proposals involving children with physical or mental disabilities.

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Award and Frequency

Annual $3,000 grant.
This award is given out on an annual basis.

Eligibility

Be personal members of ALSC as well as ALA; organizational members are not eligible.  Programs must be open to all children (birth – 14 years).  Programs must take place at a public library.

Application Instructions

Please fill out the online application located on the ALSC website.

Contact Information

Courtney Jones (Staff Liaison, March 31, 2014, to June 30, 2018) - cjones@ala.org
Work Phone: (312) 280-5839
American Library Association
50 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611-2788

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Selection Criteria

Each application will be judged on the plan and outline submitted for a theme-based summer reading program in a public library.  The committee encourages innovative proposals involving children with physical or mental disabilities.

Notification

Winners will be announced via a press release on the ALSC website.