Great Stories Club "What Makes a Hero?" Selected Sites

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The following 80 sites were selected to participate in ALA's "What Makes a Hero?: Self, Society, and Rising to the Occasion" Great Stories Club  program. Programming will take place from September 1, 2018 to August 31, 2019. 

The Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County partnering with the Success Academy, Anniston, AL           

Huntsville-Madison County Public Library partnering with Neaves-Davis Center for Children, Huntsville, AL             

Juneau Public Library partnering with the Johnson Youth Center, Juneau, AK       

Kaibab Paiute Tribal Library, Fredonia, AZ             

Yuma County Library District partnering with MIKID, Yuma, AZ    

Whiteriver Public Library partnering with the Division of Health Services, Whiteriver, AZ 

Civic Center Secondary, San Francisco, CA            

Fresno County Public Library, Fresno, CA              

Fresno County Superintendent of Schools, Fresno, CA    

City of Commerce Public Library partnering with Vail High School, Commerce, CA              

Los Angeles Public Library, Los Angeles, CA          

Monrovia Public Library partnering with Canyon Oaks High School, Monrovia, CA

Denver Public Library partnering with Savio House Inc., Denver, CO          

Norwalk Public Library partnering withFamily and Children's Agency, ASPIRE Program, Norwalk, CT           

DC Public Library partnering with the Sasha Bruce Youthwork, Washington, D.C.

Titusville Public Library  partnering with Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, Titusville, FL        

Miami-Dade Public Library System partnering with the Miami-Dade Juvenile Services Department, Miami, FL        

Miami Dade College partnering with the Liberty City Women’s Association & Alliance Against Violence, Miami, FL               

Griffin High School, Griffin, GA  

Chattahoochee Valley Libraries  partnering with the Aaron Cohn Regional Youth Detention Center, Columbus, GA               

Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System partnering with the Augusta University Literacy Center, Augusta, GA               

R. T. Jones Memorial Library / Sequoyah Regional Library System partnering with the North Georgia Angel House, Canton, GA        

Forsyth County Public Library partnering with Jesse's House, Cumming, GA          

American Falls Academy, American Falls, ID         

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville partnering with the St. Vincent Home for Children, Edwardsville, IL          

Rockford Public Library  partnering with KFACT, Rockford, IL        

Marion Public Library partnering with Four Oaks Marion, Marion, IA        

Prairie High School, Cedar Rapids, IA       

Auburn Public Library partnering with the Boys and Girls Club, Auburn, ME           

Baltimore County Public Library partnering with the Charles H. Hickey, Jr. School, Parkville, MD   

Windsor Hills EM School/Baltimore City Public Schools, Baltimore, MD    

Washington County Free Library partnering with the Boys and Girls Club, INC., Hagerstown, MD 

Peabody Institute Library partnering with the Peabody Learning Academy, Peabody, MA

Ypsilanti District Library partnering with the WSC Academy, Ypsilanti, MI

Boyne District Library partnering with the Morgan-Shaw Alternative High School, Boyne City, MI

Grand Rapids Public Library partnering with HQ Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI

The Piney Woods School, Piney Woods, MS         

University City Public Library partnering with the Lieberman Learning Center, University City, MO              

St. Louis County Library SCOPE (South County Opportunity for the Purpose of Education), St. Louis, MO  

Missoula Public Library partnering with the Missoula Food Bank & Community Center, Missoula, MT        

Lewis & Clark Library partnering with the Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT        

Norfolk Public Library partnering with Alternatives For Success, Norfolk, NE          

Atlantic County Institute of Technology partnering with Atlantic County Alternative High School, Mays Landing, NJ            

Camden County Library System, South County Regional Branch partnering with the Camden County Youth Detention Center, Atco, NJ

Huntington Public Library partnering with the Tri Community & Youth  Agency, Huntington Station, NY    

Niagara Falls Public Library partnering with Planned Parenthood, Niagara Falls, NY            

New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, Ray Brook, NY  

Schenectady County Public Library partnering with Boys Day Out Youth Enrichment Services Inc., Schenectady, NY               

Southworth Library Association partnering with the William George Agency, Dryden, NY

Perry Memorial Library  partnering with Gang Free, Inc., Henderson, NC

Onslow County Public Library partnering with PEERS Family Development Center, Jacksonville, NC            

Durham Public Library partnering with Durham County Youth Home, Durham, NC              

New Hanover County Public Library partnering with Community Justice Services, Wilmington, NC               

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library partnering with Jail North, Charlotte, NC 

North Dakota Youth Correctional Center , Mandan, ND                   

Grand Forks Public Library partnering with Community High School, Grand Forks, ND       

Joeten-Kiyu Public Library, Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands       

Toledo-Lucas County Public Library South Branch partnering with the Madd Poet Society, Toledo, OH       

Cleveland Public Library, Cleveland, OH 

Scappoose Public Library partnering with The Department of Community Justice, Juvenile Division for Columbia County, Scappoose, OR

Hillsboro Public Library  partnering with the Harkins House Shelter, Hillsboro, OR               

Albany Options School- GAPS, Albany, OR            

Josephine Community Library District partnering with the Boys & Girls Club of the Rogue Valley, Grants Pass, OR

Deschutes Public Library partnering with the Oregon Youth Challenge Program, Bend, OR              

Radnor Memorial Library partnering with A Better Chance, Wayne, PA   

Chattanooga Preparatory School, Chattanooga, TN             

Morristown-Hamblen Library partnering with the Hamblen County Board of Education, Morristown, TN  

Hutto ISD, Hutto, TX       

Cleburne Public Library partnering with the Team School and Phoenix, Cleburne, TX         

El Paso Public Library partnering with the Housing Authority of the City of El Paso, El Paso, TX      

Marlboro College partnering with the Boys and Girls Club of Brattleboro, Marlboro, VT   

Prince William County Schools, Manassas, VA    

Central Rappahannock Regional Library  partnering with the Rappahannock Juvenile Center, Stafford, VA

Seattle Public Library partnering with the Interagency Academy @UDYC YouthCare, Seattle, WA

Everett Public Library partnering with Cascade High School, Everett, WA

Kitsap Regional Library partnering with Washington Youth Academy, Bremerton, WA        

Algoma Public Library partnering with Pathfinder Academy, Algoma, WI

Marshall High School, Marshall, WI         

Whiting High School, Laramie, WY            

Guernsey-Sunrise Schools, Guernsey, WY