From Federal Sources
U.S. Education Department 400 Maryland Ave., S.W. Washington, D.C. 20024
The Education Department has awarded 247 grants totaling more than $8 million to support library literacy programs. The recipients are listed below by state:
Alabama. Anniston and Calhoun County Library, Anniston: $22,665; Pickens County Cooperative Library, Carrollton: $32,000. Alaska. Fairbanks North Star Borough Library, Fairbanks: $34,991. Arizona. Apache Junction Public Library, Apache Junction; $34,850; Camp Verde Public Library, Camp Verde: $33,690; Chandler Public Library, Chandler: $24,860; Gila County Library District, Miami: $21,224; Yuma County Library District, Yuma: $34,881. Arkansas. Arkansas State Library, Little Rock: $35,000; Hot Springs County Library, Malvern: $25,000.
California. Alameda County Library, Fremont: $34,388 for tutoring, $34,986 for small-group tutoring, $34,984 for English-for-speakers-of-other-languages tutoring; Auburn-Placer County Library, Auburn: $34,950; Chula Vista Public Library, Chula Vista: $34,845; Colton Public Library, Colton: $24,851; Coyote Valley Tribal Community Library, Redwood Valley: $35,000; El Dorado County Library, Placerville: $21,700; Huntington Beach Library, Huntington Beach: $35,000 for adult-literacy services, $34,832 for a family-literacy project; Lake County Library, Lakeport: $35,000; Livermore Public Library, Livermore: $34,628; Marin County Free Library, San Rafael: $35,000; Mariposa Free County Library, Mariposa: $34,527; Menlo Park Public Library, Menlo Park: $34,900 for English-as-a-second-language tutoring, $27,725 for a literacy computer laboratory;
Monterey County Free Libraries, Salinas: $33,453; Napa City-County Library, Napa: $33,938; National City Public Library, National City: $30,343; Oakland Public Library, Oakland: $34,500 for student oral history, $28,500 for student retention and support; Orange County Public Library, Santa Ana: $34,860; Redwood City Public Library, Redwood City: $35,000; Rincon Public Library, Rincon: $27,516; Salinas Public Library, Salinas: $32,005; San Bernadino City Library, San Bernadino: $22,340; San Bernadino County Library, San Bernadino: $34,922; San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco: $34,965 for Project Read outreach, $34,997 for support services for adult readers, $28,455 for support services for volunteer tutors;
San Jose Public Library, San Jose: $34,816; San Rafael Public Library, with Marin County Free Library, San Rafael: $35,000; Santa Clara County Library, with four other libraries, Milpitas: $170,593; South San Francisco Public Library, South San Francisco: $32,500 for computer-assisted instruction, $35,000 for a tutoring training model; Tuolumne County Library, with Amador County Public Library, Sonora: $70,000; Ventura County Library Service Agency, Ventura: $34,989 for Project JOBS, $35,000 for Project Special Help, $20,284 for Project Success; Willows Public Library, Willows: $26,162.
Colorado. Canon City Public Library, Canon City: $24,067; Colorado Department of Education State Library, Denver: $35,000; Delta County Public Library, Delta: $24,900; Durango Public Library, Durango: $34,998; Eagle Valley Library District, Eagle: $34,950; Fort Collins Public Library, Fort Collins: $32,167 for adult- literacy services, $35,000 for coordination of literacy services; Garfield County Public Library, New Castle: $35,000; Heginbotham Library, Holyoke: $35,000; Loveland Public Library, Loveland: $31,822; Mesa County Public Library District, Grand Junction: $35,000; Pikes Peak Library, Colorado Springs: $34,425; Security Public Library, Security: $22,000; Upper San Juan Library District, Pagosa Springs: $31,606.
Connecticut. Bugbee Memorial Library, Danielson: $35,000; Connecticut State Library, Hartford: $35,000; Meriden Public Library, Meriden: $34,200; Stratford Library Association, Stratford: $34,376; Willimantic Public Library, Willimantic: $35,000. Delaware. Corbit-Calloway Memorial Library, Odessa: $12,448; Kent County Department of Library Services, Dover: $34,500; Sussex County Department of Libraries, Georgetown: $35,000; Wilmington Institute Library, Wilmington: $35,000. Florida. Broward County Library, Fort Lauderdale: $33,775; Columbia County Public Library, Lake City: $25,539; Gadsden County Public Library, Quincy: $34,945; St. John's County Public Library, St. Augustine: $35,000; Tampa/Hillsborough County Public Library, Tampa: $33,437; Wilderness Coast Public Libraries, with two other libraries, Crawfordville: $105,000.
Georgia. Brooks County Public Library, Quitman: $34,970; Cobb County Public Library, Marietta: $15,000; Conyers-Rockdale Library System, Conyers: $15,980; DeKalb County Public Library, Decatur: $34,632; Lake Blackshear Regional Library, Americus: $33,200; Ocumulgee Regional Library, Eastman: $35,000; Peach Public Libraries, Fort Valley: $34,922; Sara Hightower Regional Library, Rome: $34,992; Southwest Georgia Regional Library, Bainbridge: $34,500. Hawaii. Hawaii State Public Library System, Hilo Public Library, Hilo: $29,840. Idaho. Bear Lake County Free Library District, Montpelier: $32,040; Clearwater Memorial Public Library, Clearwater: $27,042; East Bonner County Library, Sandpoint: $32,375.
Illinois. Chicago Public Library, Chicago: $29,000 for the A.B.L.A. Homes Literacy Center, $15,500 for the Independence/Albany Branch, $31,900 for the Rogers Park Branch; Eisenhower Public Library, Harwood Heights: $35,000; Rockford Public Library, Rockford: $26,535; St. Charles Public Library, St. Charles: $19,853. Indiana. Anderson City, Anderson, Stony Creek and Union Townships Public Library: $35,000; Hammond Public Library, Hammond: $32,460; Indiana State Library, Indianapolis: $35,000; Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library, Indianapolis: $35,000; Johnson County Public Library, Franklin: $26,006; Knox County Public Library, Vincennes: $29,335; Lake County Public Library, Merrillville: $35,000; Lowell Public Library, Lowell: $34,939; Vigo County Public Library, Terre Haute: $15,738; Wayne Township Public Library, Richmond: $35,000.
Kansas. Johnson County Library, Shawnee Mission: $32,800; Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City: $17,650. Kentucky. Bullitt County Public Library District, Sheperdsville: $24,167; Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library, Hopkinsville: $18,000; Laurel County Public Library, London: $35,000; Lexington Public Library, Lexington: $29,364. Louisiana. Clairborne Parish Public Library, Homer: $35,000; Evangeline Parish Library, Ville Platte: $35,000; Ouachita Parish Public Library, Monroe: $35,000; Shreve Memorial Library, Shreveport: $29,421. Maine. Maine State Library, Augusta: $34,997; Sanford Library Association, Sanford: $35,000. Maryland. Anne Arundel County Public Library, Annapolis: $20,758; Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore: $33,000; Ruth Enlow Library, Oakland: $33,979; Wicomico County Free Library, Salisbury: $15,390.
Massachusetts. Cary Memorial Library, Lexington: $34,939; Chicopee Public Library, Chicopee: $34,750; Fall River Public Library, Fall River: $32,950; Fitchburg Public Library, Fitchburg: $33,190; Haverhill Public Library, Haverhill: $29,330; Holyoke Public Library, Holyoke: $35,000; Hudson Public Library, with Marlborough Public Library, Hudson: $29,060; Lee Library Association, with Pittsfield Public Library, Lee: $63,164; Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, Boston: $32,387 for an English-as-a-second-language curriculum model, $29,790 for family literacy for inmates; Morrill Memorial Library, Norwood: $34,750; Plymouth Public Library, Plymouth: $34,011; Springfield Library and Museums Association, Springfield: $35,000; Vineyard Haven Public Library, with two other libraries, Vineyard Haven: $12,891; Watertown Free Public Library, Watertown: $35,000.
Michigan. Adrian Public Library, Adrian: $35,000; Dearborn Department of Libraries, Dearborn: $34,996; Grand Rapids Public Library, Grand Rapids: $34,928; Greenville Public Library, Greenville: $30,716; Jackson District Library, Jackson: $31,658; Jordan Valley District Library, East Jordan: $22,495; Kalamazoo Public Library, Kalamazoo: $35,000; Lansing Public Library, Lansing: $35,000; Library Cooperative of Macomb, Mount Clemens: $34,928; Mitchell Public Library, Hillsdale: $29,527; Ypsilanti District Library, Ypsilanti: $34,989.
Mississippi. Bolivar County Library, Cleveland: $35,000; Elizabeth Public Library, Grenada: $35,000; Madison County-Canton Public Libraries, Canton: $35,000; Mid-Mississippi Regional Library, Kosciusko: $31,500; Sunflower County Library, Indianola: $35,000. Missouri. Dunklin County Library, Kennett: $32,885. Montana. Big Horn County Public Library, Hardin: $33,495; Bitterroot Public Library, Hamilton: $31,236; Butte-Silver Bow Public Library, Butte: $29,227; Glendive Public Library, Glendive: $22,307; Lewistown City Library, Lewistown: $34,861; Rocky Boy Community Public Library, Box Elder: $34,547. Nevada. Las Vegas-Clark County Library District, Las Vegas: $34,336; Nevada State Library and Archives, Carson City: $26,000.
New Hampshire. Carpenter Memorial Library, Pittsfield: $28,507; Concord Public Library, Concord: $34,572; Exeter Public Library, Exeter: $29,317; Fuller Public Library, Hillsboro: $34,112; Richards Free Library, Newport: $34,984. New Jersey. Camden County Library, Voorhees: $61,845; Irvington Public Library, Irvington: $26,360; Jersey City Public Library, Jersey City: $35,000; Newark Public Library, Newark: $35,000; Old Bridge Public Library, with 23 other libraries, Old Bridge: $90,029; Paterson Free Public Library, Paterson: $28,000; Westwood Free Public Library, Westwood: $30,000. New Mexico. Harwood Public Library, Taos: $34,623; New Mexico State Library, Santa Fe: $35,000; Socorro Public Library, Socorro: $15,431.
New York. Amsterdam Free Library, Amsterdam: $27,861; Brentwood Public Library, Brentwood: $34,500; Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn, $35,000; Huntington Memorial Library, Oneonta: $26,540; Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library, Shirley: $34,271; Nassau Library System, Uniondale: $35,000; New York Public Library, Centers for Reading and Writing, New York: $35,000; Southern Adirondack Library System, Saratoga Springs: $32,600; Westchester Library System, Elmsford: $35,000; Wyandanch Public Library, Wyandanch: $35,000. North Carolina. Ashe County Public Library, West Jefferson: $35,000; Gaston County Public Library, Gastonia: $22,575. North Dakota. Fort Berthold Reservation Library, New Town: $35,000; North Dakota State Library, Bismarck: $35,000.
Ohio. Clark County Public Library, Springfield: $28,650; Columbus Metropolitan Library, Columbus: $34,670. Oklahoma. Anadarko Community Library, Anadarko: $24,996; Bosewell Public Library, Bosewell: $30,000; Lawton Public Library, Lawton: $28,200; Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Oklahoma City: $33,160; Southern Prairie Library System, Altus: $34,941; Tulsa City-County Library, Tulsa: $35,000. Oregon. Eugene Public Library, Eugene: $35,000; Oregon State Library, Salem: $34,992.
Pennsylvania. Bayard Taylor Memorial Library, Kennett Square: $22,896; Bucks County Free Library, Doylestown: $15,500; Crawford County Federated Library System, Meadville: $33,200; Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia: $35,000; J. Lewis Crozer Library, Chester: $33,000; Juniata County Library, Mifflintown: $7,000. Rhode Island. Coventry Public Library, Coventry: $20,395; East Providence Public Library, East Providence: $29,375; Providence Public Library, Providence: $34,991 for family literacy, $34,983 for family writing centers; Rhode Island Department of State Library Services, Providence: $34,383; Woonsocket Harris Public Library, Woonsocket: $18,890. South Carolina. Chester County Library, Chester: $16,000.
Texas. Andrews County Library, Andrews: $34,000; Commerce Public Library, Commerce: $35,000; Corpus Christi Public Libraries, Corpus Christi: $35,000; Delta County Public Library, Cooper: $35,000; Fort Bend County Libraries, Richmond: $33,815; Fort Worth Public Library, Fort Worth: $22,891; Franklin County Public Library, Mount Vernon: $35,000; Harris County Public Library, Houston: $31,642; Houston Public Library, Houston: $32,319; Lubbock City-County Library, Lubbock: $33,515; San Antonio Public Library, San Antonio, $35,000 for the Bazan Branch, $35,000 for the Collins Gardens Branch; Smithville Public Library, Smithville: $34,670; Sterling Municipal Library, Baytown: $35,000; Unger Memorial Library, Plainview: $23,837.
Utah. Logan Library, Logan: $28,500; Payson City Library, Payson: $35,000; Price City Library, Price: $19,350; Provo City Library, Provo: $31,018; San Juan County Library, Monticello: $34,119; Ute Indian Tribal Library, Fort Duchesne: $34,159. Virginia. Botetourt County Library, Roanoke: $15,785; Jefferson-Madison Regional Library, Charlottesville: $32,807; Smyth-Bland Regional Library, Marion: $35,000; Southside Regional Library, Boydton: $22,195. Washington. Lummi Reservation Library System, Bellingham: $34,999; Nisqually Indian Tribe Community Library, Olympia: $35,000.
West Virginia. Cabell County Public Library, Huntington: $35,000; Hamlin-Lincoln County Public Library System, Hamlin: $29,123; Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library, Martinsburg: $35,000; Monroe County Library, with Peterson Public Library, Union: $70,000. Wyoming. Converse County Public Library, Douglas: $24,065.
The department has announced the awarding of 10 grants totaling more than $2 million under its Fund for Innovation in Education, to determine how best to help students achieve high standards in core academic subjects. The recipients are listed below by state:
Alaska. Anchorage School District, Anchorage: $276,822. California. Escondido Union High School District, Escondido: $178,427; Los Angeles Educational Alliance, Los Angeles: $270,000. Colorado. University of Colorado, Boulder: $279,857. Illinois. International Renewal Institute, Palatine: $215,869.
Massachusetts. Massachusetts Corporation for Educational Telecommunications, Cambridge: $166,941; Chelsea Public Schools, Chelsea: $271,772. New York. Fund for New York City Schools, New York: $241,324. Ohio. Xenia City Schools, Xenia: $183,833. Pennsylvania. Mansfield University of Pennsylvania, Mansfield: $122,105.
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