Writers Live at the Library

This national project, begun in 1992 as “Writers Live at the Library,” provides grant opportunities for libraries to present theme-based cultural programming for adults and family audiences to explore important issues and ideas, featuring live appearances by literary, visual and performing artists.


Year Began: 1992 - Year Terminated: 2012

“LIVE! @ your library” is an initiative of the ALA Public Programs Office, with major support from the National Endowment for the Artsexternal link, Wallace-Reader’s Digest Fundsexternal link, John S. and James L. Knight Foundationexternal link, and additional support from the National Endowment for the Humanitiesexternal link.

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Frequency: Annual

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