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ALSC/Tandem Library Books
Literature Program Grant

The ALSC/Tandem Library Books Literature Program Grant is designed to honor a member of the Association for Library Service to Children who has developed and implemented a unique and outstanding reading or literature program for children (infants through age fourteen).The award program provides a grant of $1000 to support the winning member's attendance at the American Library Association Annual Conference. (See schedule below for list of upcoming conference cities/dates.) The award is made possible through an annual grant from Tandem Library Books.

The purpose of the reading program must be to bring children and books together and to develop life-long reading habits in children. The program must be sponsored by a public library or school library media center; be specifically designed for and targeted at children; and have taken place during the calendar year preceding the application deadline.


How to apply for the 2008 ALSC/Tandem Library Books Literature Program Grant

The application for the 2008 ALSC/Tandem Library Books Literature Program Grant can be downloaded from the link below under "Related Files." Or, to request a hard copy of the application, please mail your request to ALSC Professional Awards, 50 East Huron St., Chicago, IL 60611, or send an e-mail request to alsc@ala.org.

The deadline to submit an application is December 3, 2007.

2008 - Anaheim, CA - June 26-July 2
2009 - Chicago, IL - July 9-15
2010 - Orlando, FL - June 24-30

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2008 Application Form - ALSC/Tandem Library Books Literature Program Grant
Provides a $1,000 grant for ALA Annual Conference attendance to an ALSC member who has developed an outstanding literature program for children. Sponsored by Sagebrush Corporation, and administered by the Association for Library Service to Children. Deadline for applications: December 1.