Recent Implementation Grant Recipients
Augusta Library Consortium
Augusta students in grades 6-8 form book groups culminating in a
two-hour “Challenge” event involving trivia, costumes, and
illustration as relates to the group read.
Belgrade Public Library
Distribute books to area daycare and follow-up with three eight-week
storytime sessions. Seniors and teens will help implement the program.
Frenchboro Public Library
Hire an artist-in-residence to do a 10-week course at the library for
adults and make visits to the Island school and preschool.
Long Lake Public Library (St. Agatha)
Purchase books and materials to support social studies requirements for the G.E.D., working in collaboration with the Madawaska-area adult education program.
Norway Memorial Library
Provide bookmobile service to children and families in six low-income
locations (Norway, Oxford and Paris) throughout the summer.
Rumford Elementary School
Extreme Readers, a book discussion group of fifth graders, will meet
with high school role models to discuss the books and engage in other
Shaw Public Library, Greenville
Local eighth-graders will work with the local historical society to
interview area seniors and write-up their life stories.
Swan’s Island Educational Society
Targeting adolescent/young adult reading, they will present a program
pairing written texts with audio books and adaptive technology
designed to improve reading skills.
Topsham Public Library
Partnering with the two town’s two elementary schools, the
library distribute to registered area daycares book bags designed to
prepare preschoolers for kindergarten.
York Public Library
Working with the school department, the library will host a
four-session literacy program targeting children entering kindergarten
and their parents.