Information for Project Directors

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( Connecting Libraries, Underserved teens and Books)

Round II—“Breaking Boundaries” Theme

The following linked documents contain information for Project Directors of the participating libraries and Partner Organizations of the Great Stories CLUB book discussion program. A resource guide, including questions and tips for conducting a successful book discussion program, a related reading guide for teens, publicity guidelines for sponsor credits and acknowledgements, a sample student certificate, and the final report form are provided below.

  • Sample certificate of accomplishment ( Microsoft Publisher) to provide to participants. If you have access to Microsoft Publisher, you can print these with the teen’s name, as well as the name/title of the librarian and any other official (the principal, someone from the partnering facility, etc.).

  • Sample certificate of accomplishment (PDF). You can print and write in the names if you do not have Microsoft Publisher. Also, please feel free to create your own using the logos provided on the this webpage.

  • Great Stories CLUB project director resource guide ( PDF)

  • Related reading for participating teens brochure ( PDF)

  • Editable flyer for Great Stories CLUB ( Word)

  • Great Stories CLUB sponsor credits & acknowledgements ( Word)

  • Sample press release ( Word)

  • Great Stories CLUB logo (right click this link, then click on "Save Target as ..." to download a gif file)

  • American Library Association logo (right click this link, then click on "Save Target as ..." to download a gif file)

  • Stories from libraries implementing the program

  • Great Stories CLUB final report form ( Word, PDF)

We wish everyone success in their implementation of this terrific program! For questions or concerns about this program, please contact Lainie Castle, lcastle@ala.org.