[Michlib-l] Fwd: Metro-Detroit Book & Author Society Fall 2014 Grants

Laurel Brandt lbrandt at milfordlibrary.info
Mon Aug 26 13:46:46 EDT 2013


This announcement is being sent to several lists. Please excuse any
duplication.

The Metro Detroit Book & Author Society is pleased to announce that the
following two (2) grants are available. These will be awarded at the
October 21, 2013, Book & Author Luncheon at Burton Manor in Livonia. The
winners will receive a free ticket to the Fall 2013 luncheon and must be
present to receive the grant.

Grant winners are also required to submit a 22’’ x 28” project report
poster showing how the grant was used to be displayed at the Spring 2014
luncheon.

Application forms with instructions and reporting requirements are
attached. Applications are due on Monday, September 23, 2013.

1. The Elaine R. Irvin Friends Award: $1000. This grant is awarded to a
Friends of the Library group in the metro-Detroit area to support a program
or project that fills a significant need affecting the library's patrons
and community. The award was established to honor the late Elaine R. Irvin,
who was a devoted member of the Metro-Detroit Book & Author Society Board
for many years. Elaine worked for the Friends of the Detroit Public Library
and was dedicated to the principle that "good libraries need good Friends."

2. The Dick Johnston Award: $2000. This grant is awarded to a public
library in the metro-Detroit area for the purpose of establishing or
improving a library collection. The award was established to honor the late
Dick Johnston, who was a member of the Metro-Detroit Book & Author Society
and served as its President in 1980 and 1981. Mr. Johnston was also
President of the Michigan Library Association and Director of the
Birmingham and Bloomfield Township Libraries.

For more information, please see the application forms or the society's
website: www.bookandauthor.info

Laurel

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Laurel Brandt

TLN Representative to the Metro-Detroit Book & Author Society


Adult Services Reference Librarian

Milford Public Library

330 Family Drive

Milford, MI  48381

248-684-0845 x304

www.milfordlibrary.info

lbrandt at milfordlibrary dot info
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