Three libraries win $40K in materials in YALSA’s 2011 Great Books Giveaway
For Immediate Release
CHICAGO — The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), named Oakhurst Middle School in Clarksdale, Miss., as the winner of its annual Great Books Giveaway. The library will receive more than $20,000 in books, audiobooks and other materials from items publishers and producers donated to YALSA in 2010. Due to the volume of donations, YALSA was able to name two runners-up: Colleton County High School in Walterboro, S.C. took second place, and Fletcher (Okla.) Public Schools took third place. The estimated value of the entire collection is more than $40,000.