Building Common Ground: Discussions of Community, Civility and Compassion in the Public Library

August 19, 2011 at 10:27 am Leave a comment

Building Common Ground: Discussions of Community, Civility and Compassion in the Public Library.

The American Library Association and the Fetzer Institute , as part of its Campaign for Love & Forgiveness, present “Let’s Talk About It: Love & Forgiveness,” a scholar-led reading and discussion program for libraries interested in exploring themes of love and forgiveness in everyday life through classic and contemporary literature. Public libraries are invited to apply for grants to support the program in their community.

Successful applicants will be announced 8/30/2011 and will receive:
A grant of $2,500 to be used to support program costs and scholar honoraria.
Program materials, which include introductory literature and essays on each of the themes, selections for additional reading, and template promotional materials.
Training for the library project director at a national training workshop where they will hear from project scholars, experts, and organizers, and receive a program planning guide, materials and ideas.

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Entry filed under: community building, reading.

Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Five-year Strategic plan September is Library Card Sign-up Month – a time to remind parents and children that a library card is the most important school supply of all.

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