Ten libraries receive gaming and literacy grants
Submitted by Anonymous Patron (not verified) on April 29, 2009 - 1:34pm
ALA <a href="http://ala.org/ala/newspresscenter/news/pressreleases2009/april2009/olosgaminggrants.cfm">announced the winners</a> of the $5,000 gaming grants. Drumroll please.... <ul> <li>Anderson Public Library, Anderson, Ind.</li> <li>Brewster Ladies Library, Brewster, Mass.</li> <li>Cascade Middle School, Auburn, Wash.</li> <li>Henshaw Middle School Library, Anchorage School District, Anchorage, Alaska</li> <li>Indian Trails Public Library, Wheeling, Ill.</li> <li>Manhattanville College Library, Purchase, N.Y.</li> <li>San Pablo Library, San Pablo, Calif.</li> <li>Sewickley Public Library, Sewickley, Pa.</li> <li>Wayne Country Public Library, Goldsboro, N.C.</li> <li>Weber Country Library System, Ogden, Utah</li> </ul> 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.