Texas Reads Recipients for Fiscal Year 2009
Allen Public Library, $3,000
The community-wide reading program will select books, according to each populations’ interests with one adult and one children’s book on a related theme so the community can connect through a shared reading experience.
Cedar Park Public Library, $1,500
The multi-dimensional program is designed to encourage parents and teens to read cross-generational books and share their perceptions. It will also promote local Texas authors.
Mesquite Public Library, $2,000
The program will expand library services to teens during the summer months by offering targeted programming of interest to teens. It will also encourage teens to read both for fun and for extended learning opportunities.
West Public Library, $2,400
The program will allow local teens to be trained by experienced storytellers and to present programs for area children attending story time or summer reading club programs.