Selected Sites


The following sites were selected to participate in the Great Stories Club "The Art of Change: Creation, Growth and Transformation" theme. Programming will take place from August to December 2016.

Juneau Public Library, Juneau, AK, partnering with Juneau Youth Services

Huntsville Public Library Foundation, Huntsville, AL, partnering with The Neaves-Davis Center for Children

20th Judicial District - 2nd Division Circuit, Conway, AR

Scottsdale Public Library, Scottsdale, AZ, partnering with the Florence Crittenton Home, Girls Ranch
Yuma County Library District, Yuma, AZ, partnering with Aztec High School District #57
Downtown Continuation High School, San Francisco, CA
Santa Cruz Public Libraries, Santa Cruz, CA, partnering with the Santa Cruz County Probation Department
City of Commerce Public Library, Commerce, CA, partnering with Vail High School
Berkeley Technology Academy, Berkeley, CA
Sacramento Public Library, Citrus Heights, CA, partnering with the Sacramento Probation Department, Youth Detention Facility
Inglewood Public Library, Inglewood, CA, partnering with Inglewood Teen Center
Colusa County Free Library, Colusa, CA, partnering with Colusa County Girls Circle and Boys Council run by the Colusa County Probation Department
Mesa County Libraries, Grand Junction, CO, partnering with Grand Mesa Youth Services Center
Poudre River Public Library District, Fort Collins, CO, partnering with Northern Colorado Pride
Durango Public Library, Durango, CO, partnering with the Robert E. DeNier Youth Services Center
Ignacio Community Library, Ignacio, CO, partnering with the Southern Ute Community Action Program
Greenwich High School, Greenwich, CT, partnering with Greenwich Alternative High School
New Castle Public Library, New Castle, DE, partnering with the Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families
Jacksonville Public Library, Jacksonville, FL, partnering with The Bridge of Northeast Florida, Inc.
Miami-Dade Public Library System, Miami,FL, partnering with the Miami-Dade Juvenile Services Department
Alachua County Library District, Gainesville, FL, partnering with Alachua Academy
Thomas County Public Library, Thomasville, GA, partnering with Thomasville City Schools: Thomasville Performance Center
Sequoyah Regional Library System, Canton, GA, partnering with the Department of Juvenile Justice
August-Richmond County Public Library, Augusta, GA, partnering with the Augusta University Literacy Center
Wayne County High School/Wayne County Alternative School, Jesup, GA
Iowa City Public Library, Iowa City, IA, partnering with Elizabeth Tate Alternative High School
Antelope Lending Library, Iowa City, IA, partnering with the John McDonald Residential Treatment Center and the Iowa Youth Writing Project
Sac City Public Library, Sac City, IA, partnering with East Sac Alternative School
American Falls District Library, American Falls, ID, partnering with American Falls Academy
Helen Plum Library, Lombard, IL, partnering with Glenbard East High School
Aspira Haugan Middle School, Chicago, IL
Glen Carbon Centennial Library District, Glen Carbon, IL, partnering with the Madison County Juvenile Detention Center
Aurora Public Library, Aurora, IL, partnering with Aurora Township Youth Services and the Schingoethe Center of Aurora University
Indianapolis Public Library, Indianapolis, IN, partnering with the Reclaiming Our Opportunities To Succeed (ROOTS) program for Indianapolis Public Schools
Johnson County Library, Leawood, KS, partnering with Johnson County Mental Health - Adolescent Center for Treatment
Shreve Memorial Library, Shreveport, LA, partnering with Volunteers for Youth Justice
West Feliciana Parish Library, St.Francisville, LA, partnering with Family Services Center, West Feliciana Parish School Board
Rapides Parish Library, Alexandria, LA, partnering with Renaissance Home for Youth
Calvert Library, Prince Frederick, MD, partnering with the Tri-County Youth Services Bureau
Baltimore County Public Library, Baltimore, MD, partnering with the Delta Outreach Center
Auburn Public Library, Auburn, ME, partnering with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Maine
Ypsilanti District Library, Ypsilanti, MI, partnering with WSC Academy
Michigan School of Professional Psychology, Farmington Hills, MI, partnering with Vista Maria READS
Putnam District Library, Nashville, MI, partnering with Pathways High School
Lewis & Clark Library, Helena, MT, partnering with Youth Homes Montana
Cumberland County Public Library and Information Center, Fayetteville, NC, partnering with Ramsey Street High School
Cabarrus County Public Library, Concord, NC, partnering with the Conflict Resolution Center of Cabarrus County
Main Street Academy, Winston-Salem, NC
Omaha Public Library, Omaha, NE, partnering with Youth Emergency Services (YES)
Milford High School, Milford, NH, partnering with SAGE Milford Alternative School
US Air Force JBMDL Base, JBMDL, NJ
Ocean County Library, Toms River, NJ, partnering with the Ocean County Juvenile Detention Center
Elizabeth Public Library, Elizabeth, NJ, partnering with Prevention Links-Bayway Family Success Center
Garfield Public Library, Garfield, NJ, partnering with Garfield Auxiliary Middle & High School (Auxiliary School)
Passages Academy, Brooklyn, NY
South Huntington Public Library, Huntington Station, NY, partnering with Tri Community and Youth Agency
Nassau Free Library, Nassau, NY, partnering with the Berkshire Union Free School District
Poughkeepsie Public Library District, Poughkeepsie, NY, partnering with Liberty Partnerships Program
LaGrange Association Library, Poughkeepsie, NY, partnering with Sparrow’s Nest
Klamath County Library, Klamath Falls, OR, partnering with Integral Youth Services
Deschutes Public Library, Downtown Bend Branch, Bend, OR, partnering with Oregon Youth Challenge High School
Coos Bay Public Library, Coos Bay, OR, partnering with Wineva Johnson Center for Girls
Nashville Public Library, Nashville, TN, partnering with Youth Villages
University of North Texas, Denton, TX
Irving Public Library, Irving, TX partnering with Irving High School
Midland County Public Library, Midland, TX, partnering with Midland Independent School District
Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Porter Branch, Stafford, VA, partnering with Rappahannock Juvenile Center
King William High School, King William, VA
Newport News Public Library System, Newport News, VA, partnering with the Newport News Department of Juvenile Services
Spokane County Library District, Spokane Valley, WA, partnering with Mica Peak High School
Shelton Timberland Regional Library, Shelton, WA, partnering with Graduation Matters
Seattle Public Library, Seattle, WA, partnering with Interagency Academy Alternative High School
A.G. West Black Hills High School (Tumwater School District), Tumwater, WA, partnering with TOGETHER!
Fort Vancouver Regional Library / Vancouver Community Library, Vancouver, WA, partnering with Clark County Juvenile Justice Center
King County Library System, Tukwila, WA, partnering with Foster High School