Summer Reading Mini Grants (LSTA)
Approved through September 30, 2008
with Project Director Information
|Brooklyn Public Library||08-1015||
2008 Summer Reading Minigrant-BPL
The library will print and distribute five booklists for three separate age levels in English and Spanish to encourage participation in the Summer Reading Program.
Judy Zuckerman (718) 230-2236
|Buffalo and Erie County Public Library System||08-1002||
2008 Summer Reading Minigrant-BECPL
The system will offer a planning workshop and will provide member libraries with performers for various programs.
Peggy Skotnicki (716) 858-7195
|Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System||08-1001||
2008 Summer Reading Minigrant-CCLS
The system will offer a planning workshop and will provide materials and programming mini-grants to member libraries.
Valle Z. Blair (716) 484-7135 x234
|Clinton-Essex-Franklin Library System||08-1016||
2008 Summer Reading Minigrant-CEFS
The system will provide member libraries with supplies, summer program theme-related rotating book and DVD collections, and mini-grants for programming.
Julie Wever (518) 563-5190 x18
|Finger Lakes Library System||08-1012||
2008 Summer Reading Minigrant-FLLS
A staff kick-off workshop will be held, and member libraries will be provided with summer reading program theme-related books and promotional materials.
Annette Birdsall (607) 273-4074 x27
|Four County Library System||08-1017||
2008 Summer Reading Minigrant-FCLS
Libraries will receive mini-grants to support their theme-related programs, and a web-accessible system calendar will be used to promote library programs.
Starr LaTronica (607) 723-8236 x350
|Mid-Hudson Library System||08-1003||
2008 Summer Reading Minigrant-MHLS
The system will offer summer program planning workshops for member library staff, and will supply outreach materials and performer mini-grants. Funds for gaming equipment and software will also be awarded as mini-grants.
Margaret Keefe (845) 471-6060 x35
|Mid-York Library System||08-1018||
2008 Summer Reading Minigrant-MYLS
The system will provide member libraries with programming mini-grants and program materials.
Diana R. Norton (315) 735-8328 x235
|Mohawk Valley Library System||08-1004||
2008 Summer Reading Minigrant-MVLS
The library system will offer two library staff workshops in collaboration with the Upper Hudson Library System, provide member libraries with programming mini-grants, and provide member libraries with program materials.
Sue Rokos (518) 355-2010
|Monroe County Library System||08-1005||
2008 Summer Reading Minigrant-MCLS
The system will run a media campaign to promote Summer Reading programs county-wide and will provide member libraries with programming mini-grants and materials.
Patricia Uttaro (585) 428-8051
|Nassau Library System||08-1013||
2008 Summer Reading Minigrant-NLS
The system will partner with the Suffolk Cooperative Library System to advertise member libraries’ Summer Reading programs in local newspapers and supplements. In addition, the NLS will promote the Sumer Reading program in local movie theatres.
Renee McGrath (516) 292-8920 x230
|The New York Public Library||08-1019||
2008 Summer Reading Minigrant-NYPL
The library will print and distribute Summer Reading booklists and reading logs to all branch libraries, schools, day care centers, and day camps throughout the Bronx, Manhattan and Staten Island.
Margaret Tice (212) 340-0903
|Nioga Library System||08-1014||
2008 Summer Reading Minigrant-Nioga
The system will offer a planning workshop and will provide member libraries with programming support, resources, and materials for Summer Reading programs.
Thomas C. Bindeman (716) 434-6167 x14
|North Country Library System||08-1020||
2008 Summer Reading Minigrant-NCLS
The system will hold two workshops for member libraries and provide member libraries with promotional materials, reading kits for participating children, and select libraries will receive programming mini-grants.
Stephen B. Bolton (315) 782-5540
|Onondaga County Public Library||08-1006||
2008 Summer Reading Minigrant-OCPL
The system will provide member and branch libraries with theme-related programming and program materials
Rosalind NaPier (315) 435-1825
|Pioneer Library System||08-1007||
2008 Summer Reading Minigrant-PLS
The system will offer a summer program planning workshop for member library staff and will give member libraries funds to support their Summer Reading programs.
Ellen Reynolds (585) 394-8260
|Queens Borough Public Library||08-1008||
2008 Summer Reading Minigrant-QBPL
The library will purchase book lists and registration logs in both English and Spanish for Summer Reading book club participants.
Kathleen Degyansky (718) 990-0877
|Ramapo Catskill Library System||08-1021||
2008 Summer Reading Minigrant-RCLS
The system will hold library staff training workshops and provide member libraries with programming mini-grants, book lists, and program materials.
Randall Enos (845) 343-1131 x240
|Southern Adirondack Library System||08-1009||
2008 Summer Reading Minigrant-SALS
The system will hold a planning and best-practices workshop for member library staff and will provide grants to support their Summer Reading programs.
Elaine Baker (518) 584-7300 x209
|Southern Tier Library System||08-1010||
2008 Summer Reading Minigrant-STLS
The system will offer program planning workshops for member library staff and will provide member libraries with program materials.
Lorie Brown (607) 962-3141 x209
|Suffolk Cooperative Library System||08-1011||
2008 Summer Reading Minigrant-SCLS
The system will partner with the Nassau Library System to advertise member libraries’ Summer Reading programs in local newspapers. The system will provide grants to member libraries that incorporate an online module in their Summer Reading programs, and will provide print materials for the Suffolk County Battle of the Books.
Marie Orlando (631) 286-1600 x1326
|Upper Hudson Library System||08-1022||
2008 Summer Reading Minigrant-UHLS
The system will offer a multi-tiered approach to distributing program grants for member libraries to encourage them to reach out to their communities to form partnerships to promote and participate in the Summer Reading program and activities.
Mary Fellows (518) 437-9880 x228
|Westchester Library System||08-1023||
2008 Summer Reading Minigrant-WLS
The system will offer a planning workshop for member library staff and will provide member libraries with programming mini-grants and reading lists for Summer Reading program participants.
Judith Rovenger (914) 231-3236