Ten libraries receive gaming and literacy grants

ALA announced the winners of the $5,000 gaming grants. Drumroll please....

  • Anderson Public Library, Anderson, Ind.
  • Brewster Ladies Library, Brewster, Mass.
  • Cascade Middle School, Auburn, Wash.
  • Henshaw Middle School Library, Anchorage School District, Anchorage, Alaska
  • Indian Trails Public Library, Wheeling, Ill.
  • Manhattanville College Library, Purchase, N.Y.
  • San Pablo Library, San Pablo, Calif.
  • Sewickley Public Library, Sewickley, Pa.
  • Wayne Country Public Library, Goldsboro, N.C.
  • Weber Country Library System, Ogden, Utah

The winners, representing a broad spectrum of libraries – seven public, two school and one academic – will use the funds to develop and implement gaming and literacy programs that provide innovative gaming experiences for youths 10-18 years of age. The 10 libraries were selected out of 390 that applied for the grant.

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