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Cultural programming, discussion series and traveling exhibitions are some of the best ways to engage with your library community. Information on current exhibition tours and recently closed applications is listed below.

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  • American Creed Community Conversations: Public libraries may apply for programming grants to host community conversations centered around American Creed, a PBS documentary that invites audiences to consider what America’s ideals and identity ought to be. Read the project guidelines and apply online by Nov. 19. Up to 50 public libraries will be selected.
  • American Dream Literacy Initiative: ALA and Dollar General Literacy Foundation invite public libraries to apply for grants to expand services for adult English language learners or adults in need of basic education and workforce development. Public libraries are eligible if they serve adult English language learners and are located within 20 miles of a Dollar General Store, distribution center or corporate office. Visit the project guidelines and apply online by Dec. 14. Up to 16 grants of $10,000 each will be awarded.

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