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Grant Presentations at 
American Library Association Annual
2:00 PM Saturday June 27th 
On The Graphic Novel Stage 
 
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American Library Association 
 
Will Eisner Graphic Novel Grants 

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Presented at the ALA Annual Conference 
  
At Noon, Saturday, June 28th 
 
On The Graphic Novel Stage

June Update: The winners of the 2014 Grants were the Ypsilanti District Library in Ypsilanti, Michigan and the Lewis and Clark Library in Helena, Montana. 

Learn how your library can apply for one of the 2015 ALA Grants. 
Deadline is January 26th!


Graphic Novel Grants

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             Hey Librarians!
 
You Missed the Feb 7th Deadline! 

The Will Eisner Graphic Novel Grants for Libraries have found a permanent home with the American Library Association. The 2014 grants will be presented in June at the ALA Annual Conference. 

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Three Libraries won 
 
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2013 Eisner Award For Libraries

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2013 Will Eisner Graphic Novel 
 
Award For Libraries 
 
 will be presented at the 
 
American Library Association 
 
Summer Conference.


Winners Announced
Two librarians and a library services student left Anaheim with graphic novel collections featuring Eisner Award-nominated titles and funds valued at over $5,000 for each of their libraries.  
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The three lucky winners were drawn from 100 finalists in a ceremony held on the Graphic Novel Stage during the June 24th programming at the American Library Association's Annual Conference at the Anaheim Convention Center.  The Will Eisner Graphic Novel Prize for Libraries consists of three collections of titles nominated for the 2012 Eisner Awards and the entire Will Eisner Library Catalog (totaling over 100 books), plus a $2,000 voucher for the purchase of more graphic novels through Brodart Company, and an additional $1,000 for a graphic novel author/creator visit or graphic novel/comics themed event at the library.  

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The winners of the prize were library services student, Dylan Flesch from Seattle Washington, retired librarian Viola Dyas, from Oakland California, and Jack Baur from the Berkeley California Public Library.  

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Pictured at the 2012 ALA Eisner Graphic Novel Prize Event  are (L to R) Moderator John Shableski, Jennifer Ruth (Brodart Co.) Carl & Nancy Gropper (Will & Ann Eisner Family Foundation), with prize winners Viola Dyas and Jack Baur. (Not pictured is winner Dylan Flesch) 

Full News Release: WEGN_2012_Winners_Announced.pdf 




Eisner Prize for Libraries

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Will Eisner Graphic Novel Prize for Libraries 
The Will & Ann Eisner Family Foundation announced today the launch of the Will Eisner Graphic Novel Prize for Libraries.  The prize will be awarded annually to three libraries at the American Library Association's summer conference commencing with this year's event in Anaheim, California.  

For the full text of the announcement WEGNP for Libraries Release.pdf

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