Application deadline for Thriftbooks Conference Grant extended

Applicants now have until Wed., April 24 to apply to win $1,000 to attend ALA Annual 2024

The United for Libraries Outstanding Friend Conference Grant sponsored by ThriftBooks enables one member of a Friends of the Library group at a public library to attend the ALA Annual Conference. Applicants must be first-time attendees of the ALA Annual Conference, and must be active in their public library Friends group. The winner will receive a grant of $1000, plus full ALA Annual Conference registration.

Applications for the 2024 United for Libraries Outstanding Friend Conference Grant are due April 24, 2024. Applicants will be notified by May 8, 2024. The ALA Annual Conference will take place June 27 – July 2, 2024, in San Diego, Calif.

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Requirements for application:

  • The applicant must be a member of a Friends of the Library group in a public library.
  • The applicant must be a first-time attendee of the ALA Annual Conference.
  • The applicant must include a recommendation from a board member of the Friends of the Library group, or the library director.
  • The applicant must include summary of their activities in the Friends of the Library group.

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