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.