Libraries are invited to apply for the Great Stories Club, a literature-based reading and discussion program that gives underserved youth the opportunity to read, reflect, and share ideas on topics that resonate with them.
Applications will be accepted from May 7—July 9, 2018. Up to 150 libraries will be selected. Check back soon for information on Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Great Stories Club 2019. Applications open Sept. 4, 2018.
Applicants for the current round of Great Stories Club grants may choose one or both of the following themes:
"Empathy: The Cost of Switching Sides" will feature the following titles, from which libraries may select up to four. Titles marked with an asterisk (*) will be featured in the project orientation workshop.
To be notified about upcoming Great Stories Club offerings, please sign up for ALA's Programming Librarian e-newsletter. (Link opens in a new window.)
To learn about ALA's Great Stories Club collaboration with the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, visit our Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Great Stories Club page.
All libraries are encouraged to use reading lists, discussion questions and other resources from previous Great Stories Club themes. All materials are free. To view them, visit our Resources page.
Questions? Contact ALA's Public Programs Office at email@example.com.