Connect troubled teens with the power of reading with a Great Stories CLUB reading and discussion series!
The ALA Public Programs Office and YALSA are now accepting online applications through November 2 for the next round of Great Stories CLUB grants at www.ala.org/greatstories <http://www.ala.org/greatstories> .
Funding was provided for this program by Oprah’s Angel Network.
The Great Stories CLUB (Connecting Libraries, Underserved teens and
Books) is a book club program designed to reach underserved, troubled teen populations through books that are relevant to their lives. All types of libraries (public, school, academic and special) located within or working in partnership with facilities serving troubled teens in the United States and its territories are eligible to apply. Potential organizations for Great Stories CLUB partnership include juvenile justice facilities, drug rehabilitation centers, nonprofits serving teen parents, alternative high schools, agencies serving teenaged foster children, shelters serving homeless and runaway youth and other agencies.
More information about this exciting opportunity at the ASCLA blog:
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