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LBSS Endowment Fund
P.O. Box 110
Seneca, IL 61360
LBSS Endowment Fund Readers' Choice Application 2020-2021
*Please indicate one set of books for this application year:
You must be registered for the appropriate year's program. The $10.00 fee to register is to allow your school access to the committee and to voting in the award program; it is not a fee to apply for this grant. However, if you are not registered for the program, you will not be eligible for the grant. To register to participate in the Monarch, Bluestem, or Lincoln voting, go to the application page on the
. To register to vote for the Rebecca Caudill award,
go to their website.
Monarch Award (K-3)
Rebecca Caudill Young Readers’ Award (4-8)
Abraham Lincoln Award (9-12)
*Type of Library:
Public School Library
Private School Library
*Name of School Building/Public Library:
If you chose Public or Private Library, what is the official name and number of your school district?
*Grade Levels served:
*In what county is your library located:
*Number of students eligible to participate in this reading program:
*Annual book budget for this level:
*Your library system:
Explain your vision for implementing the Lincoln, Caudill, Bluestem, or Monarch program in 2017-2018 by answering the following questions:
*How will the program be administered? (aspects of the planning process, special displays, voting process, submission of student votes)
*How do you get students involved? Will incentives be used to promote the program? To what extent will the students be involved? (help to plan, participate only, help with promotion and displays)
*How have you involved the teachers, staff, administrators, parents, community, etc.?
*Are you integrating the program into the curriculum? How do you tie the program into your library’s/school’s focus or goal?
*How will you evaluate the impact on the program? What types of formal/informal assessments have you given, such as statistics (number of students participating, number of books read overall, etc), anecdotes, any special features that the program involves, the value of the Readers’ Choice Program to the school/community?
*What additional information would you like to relay about your program?
I certify that this library is registered for the program for which I am applying.
I certify that this library will participate in the award program and will encourage students to read the books, vote for their favorite book, and submit the vote tallies.
I certify that the books will be cataloged and added to the library's collection.
Applicant’s Summer contact information:
Shipping Address for Books:
*School or Public Library:
*Please write the Security Code here:
Submission deadline: April 30, 2020
Date Modified: 5/1/20