Apply by April 19 for “Let’s Talk About It: The Civil War” Program Grant
"...In June, 50 public libraries will be selected to host the reading and discussion series and receive support materials from NEH and ALA. The program grant includes:
• A $2,500 grant from NEH to support program-related expenses.
• Twenty-five sets of three titles: including “March” by Geraldine Brooks (Penguin, 2006), “Crossroads of Freedom: Antietam” by James McPherson (Oxford University Press, 2002) and a forthcoming Civil War anthology of historical fiction, speeches, diaries, memoirs, biography, and short stories, edited by national project scholar Edward L. Ayers and co-published by NEH and ALA.
• Promotional materials, including posters, bookmarks and folders, to support local audience recruitment efforts.
• Training for the library project director at a national workshop, where they will hear from the project scholar, expert librarians and organizers and receive a program planning guide, materials and ideas..."
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