CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) has received $498,805 in funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to conduct a foundational three-year research project into library programming, the second phase in ALA’s National Impact of Library Public Programs Assessment (NILPPA).
CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) announced a new grant for libraries designed to spark conversations about American history and culture through an examination of the women’s suffrage movement.
CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) has been granted $249,999 by the National Endowment for the Humanities: Democracy demands wisdom to implement the Let’s Talk About It (LTAI): Women’s Suffrage humanities discussion project.
The project corresponds to NEH’s “A More Perfect Union” special initiative to demonstrate the critical role the humanities have played in the United States.
CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) has awarded its 2021 Sara Jaffarian School Library Program Award to Shawnee (Okla.) Middle School for their program, The Tulsa Race Massacre: Assumptions Cause Conflict in Society.
The $5,000 Jaffarian Award, supported by ALA’s Cultural Communities Fund, recognizes excellence in humanities programming in libraries that serve grades K-8.
Public and tribal libraries are invited to apply for NASA@ My Library, a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) education initiative that will increase and enhance STEAM learning opportunities for library patrons throughout the nation, including geographic areas and populations currently underrepresented in STEAM education.
CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) has awarded its inaugural Peggy Barber Tribute Grant, a programming grant named after the transformative ALA leader, to Harrison (N.Y.) Public Library, Montana Department of Corrections’ Library and West Liberty (Iowa) Library.