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YALSA’s 2015 Summer Reading/Learning Program Grants

Thanks to funding by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, twenty $1,000 grants will be awarded to libraries to help update their teen reading collections. Another twenty $1,000 grants will support the hiring of teen summer interns by libraries.

Visit the YALSA website to learn more and to access the application.


The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) is a national association of librarians, library workers and advocates whose mission is to expand and strengthen library services for teens, aged 12-18. Through its member-driven advocacy, research, and professional development initiatives, YALSA builds the capacity of libraries and librarians to engage, serve and empower teens.

About the Dollar General Literacy Foundation

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation is celebrating over 20 years of helping individuals learn to read, prepare for the GED, or learn English. Since its inception, the Foundation has awarded more than $97 million to nonprofit organizations and schools that have helped more than 5.8 million individuals advance their literacy and basic education skills. 

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