Grant Opportunity – Libraries Transform Communities Engagement Grant

The Libraries Transform Communities Engagement Grant  is an annual grant to recognize, promote, and support innovative and meaningful community engagement efforts in libraries. Libraries are invited to apply by designing and outlining activities for a library-led community engagement project. Community engagement is the process of working collaboratively with community members – be they library patrons, […]

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Grant Opportunity – Peggy Barber Tribute Grant

The Peggy Barber Tribute Grant is an annual grant that recognizes, promotes, and supports meaningful programs in libraries that have limited and/or no access to budgetary support for programming. This grant aims to help ease budget challenges by annually awarding three libraries $2,500 to support a proposed program, program series, or programming effort. Applications for […]

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Grant Opportunity – Opioid Response Support Kit

OCLC’s WebJunction needs public library staff to test a new opioid response support kit that will help library staff navigate opportunities and build skills around this topic. Support kits will include information and self-paced activities that will strengthen library staff’s knowledge and skills related to the opioid crisis, with a goal of creating or expanding […]

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Free Webinar – Jargon-Free Libraries : Using the Language of Our Patrons

Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2022Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PMPlace: Online at https://www.librarieslearn.org/calendar/csl-in-session-jargon-free-libraries-using-the-language-of-our-patronsPresenter: Beth Crist We communicate verbally and in writing with our patrons constantly—on our websites, social media, promotional materials, signage, in one-on-one conversations, during programs and classes, and more. It is all too easy for library jargon—so ingrained in our everyday language—to slip into those […]

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Grant Opportunity – Will Eisner Graphic Novel Grants for Libraries

Three Will Eisner Graphic Novel Grants for Libraries are given annually – two Will Eisner Graphic Novel Growth Grants will provide support to two libraries that would like to expand its existing graphic novel services and programs and one Will Eisner Graphic Novel Innovation Grant will provide support to a library for the initiation of […]

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