Colorado State Library

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 14:46
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RCPT
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Colorado State Library
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Denver, Colorado
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The Institutional Library Development team (ILD) at the Colorado State Library (CSL) partners with Colorado Department of Corrections (CDOC), providing resources and training to CDOC library staff to ensure that every offender gets a great library. The Sterling Correctional Facility (SCF) Libraries and partners will host two events titled “Where There is Art, There is Hope” by Professor William Kuskin. The LEAD With Comics program at SCF will use the Eisner Growth Grant funds to allow a new teacher to travel to Sterling, Colorado, and to enrich LEAD curriculum and the libraries’ collections with new graphic novels. Their project "Where There Is Art, There Is Hope: Graphic Novels and Literacy at the Sterling Correctional Facility Libraries" will foster growth of LEAD at SCF, will encourage literacy and reduce recidivism.

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Colorado State Library
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