Family Literacy Library Services Program

Information on the 2016-2019 Project Cycle appears below.

Information on the 2019-2022 Project Cycle is also available.

Note that the Application Deadline is Monday, April 1, 2019.

The Family Literacy Library Services Program helps library systems and libraries provide family literacy services to children and their parents or caregivers. Participating public library systems will work to increase the number of members libraries with the expertise and resources to assist families with young children in developing the early literacy skills needed to succeed in the school years ahead. The program theme for 2016-2019 is "Ready to Read at New York Libraries through Public Library Systems." Projects should focus on training library staff in all five components of the "Ready to Read at New York : Early Childhood Public Library Staff Devlelopment Program" as well as assisting local libraries and branches in creating plans and implementing projects based on the skills learned throughout this staff development program.

Family Literacy Library Services Program 2016-2019: "Ready to Read at New York Libraries through Public Library Systems"

SEE: New York State Education Law, § 273 1 h (3), and Commissioner's Regulations 90.3 (m). See also Adult Literacy Library Services

2019-2022 Award Summary

Previous Grant Award Summaries (pdf .PDF only): 2016-2019 | 2013-16 | 2011-13 | 2009-11 | 2007-09 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000

Project Reports (pdf .PDF only): 2013-16 | 2011-13 | 2009-11 | 2007-09 | 2003-04 | 2002-03 | 2001-02

The Family Literacy Library Services Program is funded in part through the State of New York and in part by the Federal Library Services and Technology Act, with funds awarded to the New York State Library by the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services. The New York State Library is a program of the Office of Cultural Education in the New York State Education Department.

Last Updated: July 12, 2019