Public libraries are invited to apply for Revisiting the Founding Era, a nationwide project that will use historical documents to spark public conversations about the Founding Era’s enduring ideas and themes and how they continue to influence our lives today.
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Whether your library remains closed due to COVID-19 or you are beginning the careful process of re-opening to the public, we can be sure of one thing: normalcy will return, eventually.
ALA’s Public Programs Office is working hard (from home!) to prepare a series of grant opportunities for summer and fall 2020 — so when libraries do open their doors, they can offer the programming their communities need.
Here’s what we have in store.
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) and the ALA Public Programs Office invite libraries to apply to host Americans and the Holocaust, a traveling exhibition that examines the motives, pressures and fears that shaped Americans’ responses to Nazism, war and genocide in Europe during the 1930s and 1940s.
Public libraries may apply for grants to host public programs around the 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 us, the ALA Public Programs Office announced.