Grants Awarded to Florida Libraries!

The Florida Humanities Council is pleased to announce the following awards to libraries to host public programming to complement The Great American Read, an eight-part PBS series that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved novels as chosen in a national survey. The PBS series kicks off on September 11 and continues weekly through October 23.  

Congratulations to the following winners!

·        Alachua County Library District ($3,000)
·        Broward Public Library ($2,500)
·        Indian River State College Libraries in partnership with the library systems of Indian River and St. Lucie counties ($3,000)
·        LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library ($2,975)
·        Maitland Public Library ($500)
·        Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach ($1,300)
·        Orange County Library System ($2,150)