Past Programs

These programs or grants are not currently supported or open. 
  1. 6 by 6

    Materials to help young children get ready to read.

  2. Guys Read

    Guys Read is an ongoing national campaign to interest boys in reading, this page is about our 2015 book discussion grant.

  3. Mutt-i-grees

    Reading and activities with dogs.

  4. AWE Early Literacy Stations

    2013 matching grant to put early literacy computer stations in libraries.

  5. Kansas Reads

    A one-book / one-state reading and discussion project for adult readers.

  6. Letters about Literature

    A reading and writing initiative for young readers in grades 4-12.

  7. Kansas 150 Books

    2011 state sesquicentennial book list.

  8. Health Kiosks

    Reserve a health literacy kiosk for your library.

  9. MiFi Pilot

    Borrow the Internet @ your library pilot, 2015.

  1. L. Frank Baum Celebration

    2014 program for the 75th anniversary of the Wizard of Oz movie.

  2. KS Self-Publish @ Your Library!

    About the Self-E statewide self-publishing project.

  3. Recycle Club

  4. Checkup and Check Out

    Learn about Checkup and Check Out.

  5. Workforce Recovery Program

    These workshops were intended to help Kansas librarians continue to contribute to economic recovery in their communities.

  6. Trustee Core Skills

    No longer an active program of the State Library, resources from the former Trustee Certification program, including Core Skills are available as a reference for those interested.

  7. Everyday Ethics

    This series of programs explores how library professional ethics, as presented in the Library Bill of Rights, along with intellectual freedom concerns and privacy, impact library operations, collection development, policies, planning and customer service.

  8. The Library as a Community Center

    This series addressed several questions: - How can a library become absolutely necessary to high quality of life in the community? - How can a library develop an active, interactive, mutually rewarding relationship with the community? - How can a library be regarded as an essential agency by the community leadership?