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April 9th, 2021

2021 Library Grant Cycle Celebrates Youth with more than $208,000 to 21 Libraries Throughout Our Region

Our Library Grant Cycle, making grants from the Bernard Carl and Shirley Rosen Fund and from additional Community Foundation Funds, seeks to promote genuine intellectual curiosity and a lifelong love of reading and learning by encouraging youth to develop habits of regular library use. Eligible applicants are the 33 public libraries in Cayuga, Cortland, Seneca, Tioga and Tompkins counties, the 5 counties of the Finger Lakes Library System.

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CAYUGA COUNTY LIBRARIES

Aurora Free Library for Storytime Train: Chugging Down the Track
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Aurora Free Library for Take it on the Road Aurora

Hazard Library for Raising a Community of Readers in Southern Cayuga

Port Byron Library for Spanish Language Collection and Summer Reading Support

Seymour Public Library District for Discover Tails and Tales with Seymour Library

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CORTLAND COUNTY LIBRARIES

Cortland Free Library for Ready, Set, Read and Homeschool Get Ready To Read

Cortland Free Library for Tails and Tales: Summer Reading Program

Phillips Free Library for Cortland County Libraries’ Book Clubs

Phillips Free Library for Outdoor Story Times in Homer

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SENECA COUNTY LIBRARIES

Interlaken Public Library for 2021 Summer Reading

Lodi Whittier Library for Tyke Tales Storytime and Tails & Tales Summer Reading Program

Seneca Falls Library for Wild about Learning

Seneca Falls Library for Tails and Tales: Summer Reading 2021

Waterloo Library & Historical Society for Expanding our resources for now and the future

Waterloo Library & Historical Society for Listen, Read and Create; multisensory Storytime experiences

TIOGA COUNTY LIBRARIES

Berkshire Free Library for Story Time

Candor Free Library for Tales and Tails All Year

George P. & Susan Platt Cady Library (Nichols) for Summer Reading 2021: Tails and Tales

Tappan-Spaulding Memorial Library for Creating Future Readers Through Storytime

Waverly Free Library for Presenters for Materials to enhance youth programming

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TOMPKINS COUNTY LIBRARIES

Groton Public Library for LEAP Plus

Groton Public Library for LEAP into Reading

Groton Public Library for Read2Grow

Lansing Community Library for Tails and Tales: Summer at the Lansing Community Library

Newfield Public Library for NPL Summer Reading Program

Southworth Library Association for Family Storytimes

Southworth Library Association for Summer Kid’s Club

Tompkins County Public Library Foundation for Summer Learning Program 2021

Ulysses Philomathic Library for Dungeons & Dragons Book Club: Year 3

Ulysses Philomathic Library for Summer Reading Program: Tails & Tales with the Cayuga Nature Center

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