The Future Ready Librarians initiative is intended to raise awareness among district and school leaders about the valuable role librarians can play in supporting the Future Ready goals of their school and district.
US public libraries may apply for grants to host public programs around the upcoming new PBS series “THE GREAT AMERICAN READ,” an eight-part television and online series designed to spark a national conversation about reading and the books that have inspired, moved, and shaped the American public. The series will launch on PBS stations with a two-hour special event on May 22, 2018, at 8:00 p.m. (ET).
City Readers is the New York Society Library’s database of historic records, books, and readers. The Library’s online visualization tools support the discovery and analysis of more than 100,000 biographic, bibliographic, and transaction data derived from digitized content from the Library’s archives.
ProLiteracy’s National Book Fund (NBF) makes grants for educational materials to literacy and basic education programs to help teach students to read. In 1995, using only donated funds, NBF began providing local literacy programs throughout the United States with New Readers Press books and other educational materials.