Recent Grants: Rose & Samuel Rudman Library Trust

2016 Grants

  • Brooksville Free Public Library, Brooksville, to produce a limited edition book of children's creative writing with illustrations: $300
  • Caribou Public Library, Caribou, for books to support PJ Storytime and the Books on Wheels program for family service organizations' use: $1,000
  • Cary Library, Houlton, for Nancy Drew and Hardy Boy series in support of the Ready Set Read! Program: $800
  • Dorcas Library Association, Prospect Harbor, for an author visit, books, workbooks, and a magazine subscription to support children's programming: $1,000
  • East Millinocket Public Library, East Millinocket, to purchase current books to update the library's selection: $1,000
  • Eastport Public Library Association, Eastport, for books for the Literary Feasts for Every Season program: $100
  • Frenchman's Bay Library, Sullivan, for author visits and books to support the summer 2016 program, Ready, Set, Read: $1,000
  • Guilford Memorial Library, Guilford, for books and two presenters to support the summer children's program on health and fitness: $600
  • Henry D. Moore Parish House and Library, Steuben, to enhance the children's audio book collection: $750
  • Jackson Memorial Library,Tenants Harbor, to build a collection of Ezra Jack Keats books in celebration of his 100th year: $200
  • Jesup Memorial Library, Bar Harbor, for topical books relevant to teens and young adults: $750
  • John B. Curtis Free Public Library, Bradford, for books and DVDs to support the National Parks summer program: $500
  • Liberty Library Association, Liberty, for books to support the On Your Mark, Get Set, Read summer program: $200
  • Lubec Memorial Library, Lubec, for presentation and travel expenses to bring the Chewonki Natural History Program's Bugmobile presentation to Lubec and Whiting school children: $640
  • Mildred Stevens Williams Memorial Library, Appleton, for books, movies and the Chewonki program related to All About Birds: $600
  • Monroe Community Library, Monroe, to update the young-adult books collection: $800
  • Monson Free Public Library and Reading Room Association, Monson, to build a collection of books by Maine authors and illustrators for all age groups: $1,000
  • Newport Public Library Association, Newport, for author visits and nature non-fiction books to support the summer long program about Maine birds: $1,000
  • Porter Memorial Library, Machiasport, for astronomy books to enhance the science collection at the library: $300
  • Sangerville Public Libary, Sangerville, for sports/movement books to support the On Your Mark, Get Set, Read program: $500
  • Shaw Public Library Association, Greenville, for themed non-fiction books to support the summer program, On Your Mark, Get Set, Read and Venture Outdoors: $400
  • Southwest Harbor Public Library, Southwest Harbor, for stipends for three theater artists and books to support Thoughts on Books: $1,000
  • Stewart Free Library, Corinna, for early reader books: $500
  • Stockton Springs Library Committee, Stockton Springs, for books and speakers to increase involvement in the Maine Reader's Choice Awards: $500
  • Stonington Public Library, Stonington, to revitalize the nonfiction and biography collections: $1,000
  • Swan's Island Educational Society, Swans Island, for Maine Book Awards books and series update: $1,000
  • Friends of the Thomaston Public Library, Thomaston, to replace and complete popular book series for both adults and children: $1,000
  • Thompson Free Library, Dover-Foxcroft, for sports-themed novels and non-fiction books for the program, Ready Set Read: Sports in the Library: $300
  • Vose Library, Union, to update all collections with current titles: $1,000
  • Waldo Peirce Reading Room & Library Association, Frankfort, for books to support the program Read All About It - Maine Children's Authors and Illustrators: $500
  • Washington Library Association (Gibbs), Washington, for an author visit, a Chewonki program and related books, and award-winning books to support the program Connecting Young Readers with Books: $1,000
  • Whitneyville Library and Whatnot Association, Whitneyville, for new books for the Book and Storyteller Service: $1,000
  • Winter Harbor Public Library, Winter Harbor, for presenter stipends and books on science, technology, art, and math  to support the STEAM program: $1,000
  • Witherle Memorial Library, Castine, for author fees and books to support the Maine Writers Series: $1,000

 

2015 Grants

  • Bass Harbor Memorial Library, Bernard, for the one-time membership fee with Overdrive and to update and enhance the Maine collection: $800  
  • Blue Hill Public Library, Blue Hill, to host Maine children's author, Tamra Wight: $500
  • Brewer Public Library, Brewer, for books in support of the StoryWalk® Project:  $400
  • Camden Public Library Fund, Camden, for presentations and workshops on the writing process:  $500      
  • Caribou Public Library, Caribou,  for books focused on teaching adults how to use online networking to build careers and for self-employment: $400
  • Chase Emerson Memorial Library, Deer Isle, to purchase books, DVDs in support of the Children's Winter Nature Club: $800
  • Cushing Library Association, Cushing, to update the audio book collection: $1,000           
  • East Millinocket Public Library, East Millinocket,  to update audio books and videos: $750
  • Edythe L. Dyer Community Library, Hampden, to bring performers to the library for the summer reading program Every Hero Has a Story: $375  
  • Frenchman's Bay Library, Sullivan, for presentations, books, and DVDs for the summer program, Every Hero Has a Story: $410      
  • Great Cranberry Library, Cranberry Isles, to update the non-fiction collection:  $500
  • Guilford Memorial Library, Guilford, for three presentations in support of the Every Hero Has a Story summer reading program for children: $750
  • Henry D. Moore Parish House and Library, Steuben, for books in support of the summer programming: $750      
  • Hope Library, Hope, for one speaker and collection development: $750
  • Jackson Memorial Library, Tenants Harbor, for performers, CDs, books, and felt board stories: $260
  • Jesup Memorial Library, Bar Harbor, for books in support of "Makerspace in the Making" craft and technology programs: $1,000
  • Trustees of the John B. Curtis Free Public Library in Bradford, Bradfordfor books and DVDs in support of Read-it Watch-it programs for students: $500
  • Liberty Library Association, Liberty, for books and DVDs in support of summer program Every Hero has a Story: $500
  • Long Lake Public Library, St. Agatha, to purchase genealogies to get the research center up and running: $600
  • Lubec Memorial Library, Lubec, for programming and books in support of the Natural History Program for Pre-K to Grade 8: $627
  • Friends of the Millinocket Memorial Library, Millinocket, to update the collection with books of all kinds: $1,000
  • Milo Free Public Library, Milo, for books to support the 2015 children's Summer Reading Program: $300
  • Monroe Community Library, Monroe, for children's books: $750
  • North Haven Library, Inc., North Haven, for books to support the recognition and celebration of Elizabeth Bishop's summers on North Haven: $730
  • Princeton Public Library, Princeton, to expand the Maine collection with books by Maine authors and illustrators, as well as books about Maine: $800
  • Friends of the Robert A. Frost Memorial Library, Limestone, to bring Maine author, Fran Hodgkins, to Aroostook County to present a program based on her book The Secret Galaxy: $550 
  • Sangerville Public Library, Sangerville, for books and an author visit in support of the summer reading programs: "Everybody Needs A Hero" for ages 3-7, and "Reach For A Creech Book And Read" for ages 8-12:  $600
  • Shaw Public Library Association, Greenville, for books to support and enhance the Every Hero has a Story summer reading program: $400
  • Simpson Memorial Library, Carmel, for the enrollment fee to the Maine InfoNet Download Library: $300
  • Stewart Free Library, Corinna, to purchase non-fiction books: $500
  • Stonington Public Library, Stonington, to register with the Maine State Library’s Downloadable Library: $300     
  • Swan's Island Educational Society, Swan's Island, for books tied into the STE(A)M theme: $520
  • Thompson Free Library, Dover-Foxcroft, for books, DVDs, and the Chewonki visit: $550  
  • Vose Library, Union, for large print books and audio-books: $1,000
  • Waldo Peirce Reading Room & Library Association, Frankfort, for books in support of the summer program, Read to the Rhythm: $300
  • Washington Library Association, Washington, for books and presentations in support of the Gibbs Library Community Programs: $1,000
  • Whitneyville Library and Whatnot Association, Inc., Whitneyville, in support of the book and storyteller service to Pre-K to Grade 8 local school classrooms: $1,000  
  • Winter Harbor Public Library, Winter Harbor, for collection development in the areas of classics, religion, young adult and children's nonfiction: $500
  • Winterport Free Library Association, Winterport, for books to be used in the science-themed Discovery Bags for patrons' use: $250
  • Witherle Memorial Library, Castine, for author visits and books in support of the library's Maine Writers Series: $500
  • Woodland Public Library, Baileyville, to purchase DVDs: $300                                             

 

2014 Grants

  • Blue Hill Public Library, Blue Hill, to bring Maine author and scientist Mary Cerullo to the area, in collaboration with local elementary schools: $1,000
  • Brewer Public Library, Brewer, to promote reading and exercise by creating StoryWalks for placement in Brewer walkways and parks throughout the year: $500
  • Camden Public Library, Camden, for books and materials to support The Seed Library: $375
  • Carver Memorial Library, Searsport, to purchase The Very Ready Reading Program and additional materials to support the children's story hour series: $375
  • Cary Library, Houlton, to purchase a microscope, slides and books for the Experiment with Science to Spark a Reaction program: $660
  • Dorcas Library Association, Prospect Harbor, for children's programming, including Chewonki and other presentations: $500
  • Eastport Public Library Association, Eastport, to expand the Youth Adult and Adult Graphic Novel Collection, and to support a graphic novel workshop and Chewonki natural history program: $550
  • Edythe L. Dyer Community Library, Hampden, to support the Adult Creative Writing Series:  $100
  • Frenchman's Bay Library, Sullivan, to support the summer reading program, Fizz, Boom Read!: $600
  • Guilford Memorial Library, Guilford, to support three summer reading programs: $500
  • Henry D. Moore Parish House and Library, Steuben, to purchase children's puzzles, audio books, and an umbrella movie license: $400
  • Jesup Memorial Library, Bar Harbor, to support the Travel the World with Jesup program with additions to the collection of books, videos, travel guides, and other information about life in other countries: $1,000
  • Liberty Library Association, Liberty, to support the summer nature programs and purchase new science books for children and young adults: $450
  • Long Lake Public Library, St. Agatha, to develop and publish an ABC book using Acadian history words and terms: $500
  • Lubec Memorial Library, Lubec, to provide a live reptile program from the Chewonki Foundation for elementary and middle school students in Lubec, Trescott, and Whiting: $100
  • Mildred Stevens Williams Memorial Library, Appleton, to revitalize the junior audio book collection: $500
  • Newport Public Library Association, Newport, to establish a non-fiction book club for children that will meet once weekly throughout the summer: $300
  • Northeast Harbor Library, Northeast Harbor, to purchase audio books for an outreach campaign to people who commute into the town of Mount Desert: $500
  • Orrington Public Library, Orrington, to rejuvenate the juvenile biography collection in accordance with community need: $400
  • Porter Memorial Library, Machias, to support the Read It, Hear It, See It program: $650
  • Rockport Public Library, Rockport, to purchase a telescope and for collection development related to the Fizz, Boom, Read! program: $300
  • Sangerville Public Library, Sangerville, to support the children's summer reading program: $500
  • Shaw Public Library Association, Greenville, to support the summer reading program, Fiz, Boom, Read!: $200
  • Simpson Memorial Library, Carmel, to support the children and adult reading programs: $350
  • Southwest Harbor Public Library, Southwest Harbor, to purchase a telescope and related materials and support participation in the Cornerstones of Science STAR Program and the Acadia Night Sky Festival: $675
  • Stewart Free Library, Corinna, to support a visit to the library by a Maine author and to purchase audio books: $500
  • Stockton Springs Library Committee, Stockton Springs, for author and magician fees and to add to the collection to support the children's summer reading program: $500
  • Swan's Island Educational Society, Swan's Island, to support the summer reading program, Fizz, Boom, Read! and for a presenter and books: $750
  • The Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library, Presque Isle, to update and expand the current collection of children's board books and early picture books: $500
  • Thomaston Public Library, Thomaston, to support a collaborative youth and adult writing series through writing workshops and presentations by local writers: $400
  • Thompson Public Library, Dover-Foxcroft, to support the 2014 Fizz, Boom, Read! programs, DVDs and books: $500
  • Trustees of the John B. Curtis Free Public Library, Bradford, to support the summer reading program, Digging Into Reading: $500
  • Washington Library Association, Washington, to support the Gibbs Library Community Programs for children: $500
  • Whitneyville Library and Whatnot Association, Inc., Whitneyville, to support the book and storyteller service to classrooms, pre-K to grade 8 in AOS 96: $500
  • Winterport Memorial Library, Winterport, to expand the audio book collection: $500
  • Witherie Memorial Library, Castine, for a series of author readings during the summer of 2014: $250
  • Woodland Public Library, Baileyville, to purchase large print books and CDs that have been requested by patrons: $500

2013 Grants

  • Bass Harbor Memorial Library, Bernard, to update and enhance the children's collection, concentrating on nonfiction for middle readers: $500
  • Blue Hill Public Library, Blue Hill, to bring author Lynn Plourde, illustrator Ben Bishop, and Donn Fendler to share Donn's story and the new graphic novel about Donn's adventure: $1,000
  • Brownville Free Public Library, Brownville, to purchase children's audio books and DVDs for the children's summer reading program: $500
  • Cary Library, Houlton, to purchase DVDs and historic films in support of the Dig Into Reading program: $554
  • Dorcas Library, Prospect Harbor, to support the Chewonki program and related materials to enhance the library's programs for children: $500
  • East Blue Hill Public Library, East Blue Hill, to buy books for 8- to 18-year-olds: $500
  • Eastport Public Library, Eastport, to provide summer programs utilizing regional natural history, with a focus on local natural and cultural resources, and the examination of other cultures: $1,000
  • Edythe L. Dyer Community Library, Hampden, to host three science-themed programs for children: $702
  • Frenchman's Bay Library, Sullivan, for print material, guest chef fees and musical resources for the summer reading program What Color is your Food?: $750
  • Great Cranberry Library, Great Cranberry, to purchase age-relevant books and DVDs to encourage more people to come to the library: $450
  • Guilford Memorial Library, Guilford, to support three children's programs for the summer reading program: $790
  • Henry D. Moore Parish House and Library, Steuben, for events for children during summer reading program Dig Into Reading: $800
  • Jackson Memorial Library, Tenants Harbor, to align the youth collection, particularly nonfiction, more closely with the school curriculum: $1,000
  • Jesup Memorial Library, Bar Harbor, to expand the cookbook collection and celebrate that by organizing community-building dinners around certain books or authors: $1,000
  • John B. Curtis Free Public Library, Bradford, to provide a hands-on summer reading program through the Chewonki Foundation and to increase the number of DVDs available related to its theme of wild animals in Maine: $1,000
  • Liberty Library, Liberty, to invite an educator and conservationist to educate the community about loons on Lake St. George and to purchase books for the children's collection on this topic: $300
  • Lubec Memorial Library, Lubec, to provide every elementary and middle school student in Lubec, Trescott, and Whiting with the opportunity to experience a live birds-of-prey program presented by the Chewonki Foundation: $548
  • Mildred Stevens Williams Memorial Library, Appleton, to upgrade the junior graphic novel section and offer a corresponding youth program, and to purchase new popular fiction selections to boost young-adult book circulation: $948
  • Milo Free Public Library, Milo, to purchase fiction and non-fiction literature for the 2013 children's summer reading program: $300
  • Newport Public Library, Newport, to expand the collection of work by New England (especially Maine) authors, and bring writers, artists, and poets in for discussions and workshops: $900
  • Northeast Harbor Library, Northeast Harbor, for a "brown bag" lunchtime lecture series with a focus on health topics: $500
  • Old Town Public Library, Old Town, for e-titles and speaker fees for the newly developed Tech Tuesdays program: $750
  • Orrington Public Library, Orrington, to rejuvenate and replenish an outdated juvenile nonfiction section: $750
  • Pembroke Library, Pembroke, to support LYNX (Leading Youth to New Experiences), a weekly after-school program designed to support a sense of place, to instill a love of learning, to learn library skills, and to demonstrate how literature can lead the way to a world of knowledge: $800
  • Porter Memorial Library, Machias, to engage two professional children's performers for the 2013 summer reading program: $349
  • Sangerville Public Library, Sangerville, to support a two-week summer art and reading program for children of all ages: $600
  • Shaw Public Library, Greenville, to support and enhance the children's programming with performers, speakers, and various reading materials: $600
  • Southwest Harbor Public Library, Southwest Harbor, to purchase graphic novels in coordination with the Pemetic Elementary School Library and bring an author-illustrator to the community for workshops with students, patrons of the library, and teens from the Harbor House Underground Youth Center: $1,000
  • Stewart Free Library, Corinna, for collection development of young-adult fiction and Christian fiction in regular and large print: $500
  • Stockton Springs Community Library, Stockton Springs, to enhance the children's summer reading program and the adult programs: $800
  • Stonington Public Library, Stonington, to replace and update the nonfiction book collection: $800
  • Thompson Free Library, Dover-Foxcroft, to support the 2013 Dig Into Reading programs and resources: $700
  • Vose Library, Union, to develop a special collection of print and electronic media relating to all aspects of craftsmanship and design, in support of, and for the enrichment of, the rich and thriving arts and crafts environment of inland midcoast Maine: $1,000
  • Waldo Pierce Reading Room & Library, Frankfort, for the summer reading program, Children From Around the World: $1,000
  • Washburn Memorial Library, Washburn, to update the current selection of children's books by authors and illustrators who consider Maine home or feature the state of Maine as a theme: $700
  • Washington Library Association, Washington, for Gibbs Library community programs: $1,000
  • Whitneyville Library and Whatnot Association, Inc., Whitneyville, to purchase new books for preschool to age 12 for the Book and Storyteller Service: $1,000
  • Winter Harbor Public Library, Winter Harbor, to repair, enhance and improve the current Maine collection with materials related to the Schoodic Peninsula, including works by local authors, historical accounts, and a special media collection: $500
  • Winterport Memorial Library, Winterport, to purchase nonfiction books for children's section: $500
  • Witherle Memorial Library, Castine, to provide a week-long series of instructional job-seeking workshops to benefit the surrounding communities and participate in Money Smart Week April 20-27, 2013, to promote financial literacy: $275
  • Woodland Public Library, Baileyville, to respond to patrons' requests for more updated true crime and western books: $300

2012 Grants

  • Abbott Memorial Library, Dover-Foxcroft, to purchase beginning reader books: $300
  • Bass Harbor Memorial Library, Bernard, to update and enhance the children’s collection, with a concentration on fiction for middle readers: $500
  • Blue Hill Public Library, Blue Hill, in support of a 10-week music and rhythmic movement program for the preschool play group: $250
  • Brewer Public Library, Brewer, to update the library's audio book and DVD collections: $350
  • Brooksville Free Public Library, Brooksville, for the initial membership fee for Maine InfoNet's Download Library: $300
  • Brownville Free Public Library, Brownville, for books for the summer reading program for children: $350
  • Cary Library, Houlton, for books for the Tiny Tots program: $400
  • Chase Emerson Memorial Library, Deer Isle, for the initial membership fee for Maine InfoNet's Download Library: $300
  • Dorcas Library Association, Prospect Harbor, to support the children's program with author visits and presentation: $500
  • Ellsworth Public Library, Ellsworth, to provide multiple copies of materials for the after-school elementary-age book club $500
  • Friend Memorial Public Library, Brooklin, to expand membership to OverDrive Advantage status through Download Library to improve eBook and audiobook download service: $500
  • Friends of Lincoln Memorial Library, Lincoln, for the initial membership fee for Maine InfoNet's Download Library: $300
  • Friends of the Thomaston Public Library, Thomaston, to cover speaker fees for the Authors and Artists Among Us series: $500
  • Great Cranberry Library, Cranberry Isles, to update the juvenile collection, offer a children's music program, and offer electronic reading materials: $750
  • Guilford Memorial Library, Guilford, to support one children's program plus supporting books and two adult programs: $875
  • Henry D. Moore Library, Steuben, for books and performers for the summer reading program: $500
  • Hope Library, Hope, for presentations by four local Maine authors/illustrators this summer: $500
  • Jackson Memorial Library, Tenants Harbor, to enhance the video game collection in an effort to provide programming of interest to youth and adults: $450
  • Jesup Memorial Library, Bar Harbor, to support the Craft in A Bag program: $500
  • John B. Curtis Free Public Library, Bradford, for the initial membership fee for Maine InfoNet's Download Library: $300
  • Long Lake Public Library, St. Agatha, to develop a lecture series in preparation for the 2014 World Acadian Congress involving Northern Maine and the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Quebec, and the many towns in between: $1,000
  • Lubec Memorial Library, Lubec, to purchase 2012-2013 Chicadee and MSBA award books: $300
  • Milbridge Public Library, Milbridge, to add to library's collection of print and audio books: $500
  • Mildred Stevens Williams Memorial Library, Appleton, to update and enhance the junior fiction collection: $500
  • Milo Free Public Library, Milo, for the initial membership fee for the Maine InfoNet Download Library, and to purchase books for the summer reading program: $500
  • Newport Public Library Association, Newport, to support "Reach for the Stars -- Meet a Maine Author" programs: $500
  • Palermo Community Library, Palermo, to support the Story of Us, the telling and recording the stories of Maine: $600
  • Porter Memorial Library, Machias, to present a performance of The Peregrine Puppets and purchase a collection of puppetry books: $362
  • Princeton Public Library, Princeton, to rebuild and update three collections: Large Print, Audio, and Westerns: $500
  • Revere Memorial Library, Isle au Haut, to replace damaged books: $450
  • Sangerville Public Library, Sangerville, to support the Summer Reading Program "Dream Big -- Read" with a magic show and new books: $400
  • Sherman Public Library, Sherman, to purchase books for the summer reading program "A Reading Road Trip": $275
  • Simpson Memorial Library, Carmel, to support a six-week summer children's program of special activities and guest speakers along with introducing new books and/or authors: $300
  • Southwest Harbor Public Library, Southwest Harbor, to purchase books for the summer literacy program: $500
  • Stewart Free Library, Corinna, to purchase graphic novels for young children: $500
  • Stockton Springs Community Library, Stockton Springs, for books and speaker fees to support the children's summer reading program and adult programs: $700
  • Stonington Public Library, Stonington, for speaker fees, books, and tote bags for the pre-school reading program: $950
  • Thompson Free Library, Dover-Foxcroft, in support of the April vacation and summer programs and for updating the juvenile nonfiction collection: $300
  • Vose Library, Union, in support of the series of Traveling Natural History programs on bats, bugs, birds, and reptiles: $450
  • Waldo Pierce Reading Room & Library, Frankfort, to support the 2012 summer reading program for children: $500
  • Walter T. A. Hansen Memorial Library, Mars Hill, to update the State of Maine Section: $250
  • Washington Library Association, Washington, to purchase Chickadee Award books: $150
  • Whitneyville Library and Whatnot Association, Inc., Whitneyville, to support storyteller and book service to local schools: $500
  • Winter Harbor Public Library, Winter Harbor, to enhance the children's book collection: $400
  • Winterport Memorial Library, Winterport, for the initial membership fee for Maine InfoNet's Download Library: $300
  • Witherle Memorial Library, Castine, to support a summer-long author series with weekly readings from Maine authors: $500
  • Woodland Public Library, Baileyville, to purchase age-relevant books to encourage more young people to come to the library: $250

2011 Grants

  • Calais Free Library, Calais, to support two performances by the Frogtown Puppets, and to purchase books and puppets to connect program to collection: $1,000
  • Camden Public Library, Camden, for Maritime Month speakers and books, in partnership with the Penobscot Marine Museum: $750
  • Columbia Falls Public Library, Columbia Falls, for programming and related books: $300
  • Cary Library, Houlton, for speakers, books, and DVDs for summer programming for children and teens: $1,000
  • Dorcas Library Association, Prospect Harbor, for author visits, after-school presenters, and summer program presenters: $1,000
  • East Millinocket Public Library, East Millinocket, for audio books: $1,000
  • Edythe L. Dyer Community Library, Hampden, to bring storyteller Jennifer Armstrong and the Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers to present at the library: $941
  • Ellsworth Public Library, Ellsworth, to enhance the 2011 summer reading program to include middle- and high school-aged groups: $500
  • Florence Sturdivant Public Library, Machias, to purchase books and non-print materials to establish a Health and Wellness collection at the library: $500
  • Fort Fairfield Public Library, Fort Fairfield, for a presentation by the Chewonki Foundation and to purchase books to support the program: $600
  • Frenchman's Bay Public Library, Sullivan, for books, music, and presenter stipends for summer programming around the theme of "One World, Many Stories": $700
  • Gibbs Library, Washington, for an author visit, and to purchase Chickadee Award books and books for a children's discussion group: $1,000
  • Great Cranberry Library, Cranberry Isles, to enhance the juvenile book collection of Maine Authors, the young adult collection, and the audio book & DVD collections: $500
  • Guilford Memorial Library, Guilford, to support presentations by the Chewonki Foundation and Danny Baker for family program nights: $575
  • Henry D. Moore Library, Steuben, to purchase DVDs and nonfiction children's books to enhance the collections: $1,000
  • Ivan O. Davis - Liberty Library, Liberty, for nonfiction books and for presentations by author Katy Rydell and the Chewonki Foundation: $680
  • Jackson Memorial Library, Tenants Harbor, for speaker fees and to purchase books for the juvenile book clubs: $980
  • Jesup Memorial Library, Bar Harbor, for enhancement of the science fiction/fantasy collection: $1,000
  • John B. Curtis Free Public Library, Bradford, to purchase biographies for children's programming: $100
  • Lincoln Memorial Library, Lincoln, for books and totes to expand the Tote Bag Library program: $700
  • Long Lake Public Library, St. Agatha, to purchase books for use by the literacy group at the elementary school: $1,000
  • Lubec Memorial Library, Lubec, for a storyteller/musician presentation for the summer program: $400
  • Milbridge Public Library, Milbridge, to purchase print and audio books for the adult and children's collections for a variety of users including homeschoolers, children with disabilities, and the Latino/a population: $1,000
  • Mildred Stevens Williams Memorial Library, Appleton, to purchase several book series, and award-winning young adult titles: $400
  • Milo Free Public Library, Milo, to purchase books and audio books for a family summer reading program on world culture and travel: $900
  • Newport Cultural Center, Newport, for presenters and books for summer programming: $500
  • Northeast Harbor Library, Northeast Harbor, to purchase eBooks: $500
  • Old Town Public Library, Old Town, for speaker fees and books for the continuation of the Tuesday Forum programming targeted at senior citizens: $1,000
  • Orono Public Library, Orono, for speaker fees and books for the proposed Wednesday Wonders program for adults: $1,000
  • Palermo Community Library, Palermo, for a magic show and to expand the book collection: $1,000
  • Peavey Library, Eastport, for Armchair Traveler presenters, natural history programming, and a magic show for children's summer programming: $900
  • Pembroke Library Association, Pembroke, for artist stipend, materials, and books for children's summer art camp: $600
  • Rockland Public Library, Rockland, for author visits/presentations and to purchase books by these authors for summer programming: $1,000
  • Sangerville Public Library, Sangerville, to purchase children's books in support of the summer program "One World, Many Stories": $800
  • Sherman Public Library, Sherman, for books, storytellers, and video for the Free to Read summer program and to rebuild the children's biography collection: $900
  • Southwest Harbor Public Library, Southwest Harbor, to update the children's and adults' DVD collections: $1,000
  • Stewart Free Library, Corinna, for Maine author visits and to purchase award-winning books for children's programming: $1,000
  • Stockton Springs Community Library, Stockton Springs, for author visits and books for summer programming: $750
  • Stonington Public Library, Stonington, for speaker fees, books, and tote bags for the pre-school reading program: $950
  • Swan's Island Educational Society, Swan's Island,for Chickadee Award nominee books, MSBA books, and titles to round out the nonfiction collection: $1,000
  • Thompson Free Library, Dover-Foxcroft, to purchase books for youth book clubs and summer reading program, a presentation by a speaker from the Children's Discovery Museum, and a storyteller visit: $900
  • Vose Library, Union, to purchase audio books: $1,000
  • Waldo Pierce Reading Room, Frankfort, for books and author stipends in support of the Magic from Around the World children's summer reading program: $1,000
  • Walter T. A. Hansen Memorial Library, Mars Hill, to use toward the purchase of the National Geographic Countries of the World collection or for the purchase of other books to support summer programming: $500
  • Whitneyville Library and Whatnot Association, Inc., Whitneyville, to purchase books for the K-12 collection, which is shared with area elementary schools through the read-aloud classroom program: $1,000
  • Winter Harbor Public Library, Winter Harbor, for presenter stipends and books: $1,000
  • Witherle Memorial Library, Castine, for speaker fees for the Maine Writers Series: $1,000
  • Woodland Public Library, Baileyville, to update collection of athletic and outdoor sports books and to replace classic titles: $300