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Youth Services Update: September 2022

Upcoming Opportunities Descriptions below are provided by host organizations. JASON REYNOLDS/SIMON & SCHUSTER TRAVEL GRANT Opens September 1, 2022 During the 2022 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Washington, DC, the ALA Council approved the Jason Reynolds/Simon & Schuster Travel Grant. The grant will cover the expenses of five (5) Black/African American youth or…

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Upcoming TSLAC Webinar – A Black History Month Taxonomy: Programming in Public Libraries

Join us on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, from 12-1 pm CDT for a free webinar to learn about the Black History Month Taxonomy Project. In this session, attendees will learn about the groundbreaking Black History Month (BHM) public library program taxonomy and will explore what libraries are (and aren’t) doing to support BHM, strategies for libraries to improve or…

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Call for participants: Making neighborhood GAMES and outdoor STORIES with community history, monuments, and art

Sharing the following for our friends at Beyond our Walls. Beyond our Walls is a project to bring neighborhood games to 20+ cities and communities through public libraries. Open call: more than 20 public libraries will be selected starting August 15 to “engage beyond our walls.” Each library will receive modest funding, live workshops with…