To select annually the recipient of the ALSC/Baker & Taylor Summer Reading Program Grant for an outstanding public library summer reading program for children. To select annually the recipient of the Maureen Hayes Award, given to an ALSC member library to fund a visit from an author and/or illustrator who will speak to children who have never before had the opportunity to hear a nationally-known author or illustrator. To select annually the libraries that will receive a Bookapalooza collection of materials to be used in a way that creatively enhances their library service to children and families. To select the ALSC/Candlewick Press "Light the Way" Grant to assist a library in conducting exemplary and replicable outreach to underserved populations through a new and innovative program or an expansion of work already being done. To prepare and disseminate to the membership information about each grant and the recipients.
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