School Library Journal Mathical Book Prize Collection Development Awards 2021

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Grant for Title I School Libraries

School Library JournalSchool Library Journal (SLJ) and the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) are pleased to announce a new round of funding available to libraries in qualifying K–12 schools.

Now in its second year, the Mathical Book Prize Collection Development Awards offer grants to Title I schools to purchase literary fiction and nonfiction books that inspire a love of math. The application period opens today.

Presented by MSRI, in partnership with SLJ, the award enables up to 25 libraries in K–12 schools to receive $700 grants to purchase titles from the Mathical Book Prize list. To be eligible, schools must employ a full- or part-time librarian who meets state requirements for school library media certification and is currently employed as a media specialist, teacher librarian, or equivalent position.

The application period for the Mathical Book Prize Collection Development Awards closes March 19. The awards will be announced in April.

For more information, eligibility criteria, and to apply, go to