Libraries of all types, including academic and research libraries, are invited to apply for the $3,000 Scholastic Library Publishing National Library Week Grant. The grant will be awarded to the library with the best public awareness campaign incorporating the 2009 National Library Week theme, “Worlds connect @ your library®.” All proposals must use the theme, which uses The Campaign for America’s Libraries’ “@ your library” brand, on any and all promotional and publicity material supporting National Library Week activities. Guidelines for using the brand are available on the campaign Web site at under the “download logos” section.
The grant is sponsored by Scholastic Library Publishing, a division of Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, and is administered by the ALA Public Awareness Committee. This year’s application deadline is Oct. 17. The winner will be notified and announced following the 2009 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Denver.
A grant application form and guidelines are available on the Campaign for America’s Libraries Web site. Information also is available from the ALA Public Information Office by telephone at (800) 545-2433, ext. 2148 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.