2010 Grant Winners

the american dream starts @ your library  

Seventy public libraries in 21 states have been selected by the American Library Association (ALA) to receive $5,000 grants as part of “The American Dream Starts @ your library®” literacy initiative.  This initiative is funded by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. For more information, click here.

Arkansas (3)

Bentonville Public Library
Jackson County Library
Mississippi County Library System

Florida (5)

Citrus County Library System
Hialeah Public Libraries
Lee County Library System
North Port Library, Sarasota County Library System
Wilderness Coast Public Libraries

Georgia (1)

Roddenbery Memorial Library

Illinois (11)

Berwyn Public Library
Bloomington Public Library
Cahokia Public Library District, Lewis and Clark Library System
Harrisburg District Library, Harrisburg Public Library District
Homer Township Public Library District
Kewanee Public Library District, Alliance Library System
Mississippi Valley Library District
Plainfield Public Library District
Schaumburg Township District Library, North Suburban Library System
Summit Public Library District
Wood Dale Public Library, DuPage Library System

Indiana (1)

Lebanon Public Library

Kansas (1)

Independence Public Library

Kentucky (4)

Boone County Public Library
Carroll County Public Library
Lexington Public Library
Russell County Public Library

Maryland (2)

Prince George's County Memorial Library System
Wicomico Public Library

Michigan (1)

Hamtramck Public Library

North Carolina (7)

Burke County Public Library
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library
Kill Devil Hills Library
Northwestern Regional Library
Pasquotank-Camden Library, East Albemarle Regional Library System
Public Library of Johnston County & Smithfield
Randolph County Public Library

New Jersey (7)

Atlantic County Library System
Leonia Public Library, Bergen County Cooperative Library System
Passaic Public Library
Piscataway Public Library
Rockaway Township Library
Salem County Bookmobile Library, Salem County Library Commission
Vineland Public Library

New Mexico (4)

Hobbs Public Library
Moriarty Community Library
Ruidoso Public Library
Town of Bernalillo Martha Liebert Public Library

New York (1)

Onondaga County Public Library

Ohio (2)

Westlake Porter Public Library
Wood County District Public Library

Oklahoma (1)

Tulsa City County Library

Pennsylvania (5)

Eva K. Bowlby Public Library
James V. Brown Library, The Lycoming County Library System
Mt. Lebanon Public Library
Osterhout Free Library
Sayre Public Library

South Carolina (4)

Abbeville County Library System
Dillon County Library, Dillon County Library System
Dorchester County Library
Sumter County Library

Tennessee (1)

Memphis Public Library & Information Center (MPLIC)

Texas (5)

Arlington Public Library
El Paso Public Library
Harris County Public Library
Irving Public Library
Little Elm Public Library, North Texas Regional Library System

Virginia (2)

Loudoun County Public Library
Thomas Jefferson Library, Fairfax County Public Library

Wisconsin (2)

Madison Public Library, South Central Library System
Portage County Public Library