The Center for the Study of Multicultural Children’s Literature (CSMCL) has announced that they are now accepting applications for their grants for Children’s Day, Book Day (El Día de Los Niños/El Día de Los Libros) programming with an African American focus. Find details and an application here. Applications must be received by February 26, 2018 and the awards will be announced on or about March 1, 2018. start your dia planning
Libraries that serve children and their families are eligible to apply; the event must be held on or about April 30, 2018. The award consists of a $500 grant in selected multicultural children’s books for the winning library.