Bits and Pieces

I received several bits in pieces in my email account today that are very much worth sharing.  From ALA Editions, I was reminded of Vanessa Irwin Morris’ new book The Readers’ Advisory Guide to Street Literature.  Street lit, also known as urban fiction, addresses with unflinching grit the concerns and problems of city living. Controversial… Read More Bits and Pieces

Two Grants

Making The Dream come true! The Corps Network is offering grants supporting service projects in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., Day. The projects must involve a diverse group of volunteers and address conditions related to poverty in their community. Preference is given to projects mobilizing the greatest number of volunteers. Grant range: $1,000 –… Read More Two Grants

Grants for Libraries

The One World: Connecting Communities, Cultures, and Classrooms Program teaches students fundamentals in diversity, respect for others, and building communities. The lessons help children develop skills to promote empathy, dialogue, and respect. The program includes a Student Journey Book that provide extensions and a deeper exploration of the lessons topics. All lessons and support tools… Read More Grants for Libraries