The American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office offers programming grants, traveling exhibitions and other resources for libraries of all types. Below is a list of current opportunities. To receive announcements about upcoming grants, subscribe to the Programming Librarian e-newsletter or the Public Programs Office electronic discussion lists.
- American Creed Community Conversations: Public libraries may apply for programming grants to host community conversations centered around American Creed, a PBS documentary that invites audiences to consider what America’s ideals and identity ought to be. Read the project guidelines and apply online by Nov. 19. Up to 50 public libraries will be selected.
- Great Stories Club series on Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation: Library professionals from libraries of all types are invited to apply for ALA's Great Stories Club series on Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT). This thematic reading and discussion program series will engage underserved teens through literature-based library outreach programs and racial healing work. Visit the project guidelines and apply online by Nov. 16. Up to 70 libraries will be selected.
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