The School District Library Grant Program is designed to help provide more library books and materials for the students of public schools in Illinois. The state legislature has authorized up to a $.75 per pupil expenditure for qualifying schools. The grant award is based on funds appropriated by the General Assembly and the official enrollment as of the previous September 30th of a school district.
The School District Library Grant Application is available online. The deadline for submitting your School District Library Grant Application is October 15, 2017.
The Expenditure Report for school District Library grant awarded in FY2016 is due October 15, 2017.
For further information about the Illinois State Library’s School District Library Grant Program, please visit:
Questions may be directed to 800-665-5576, Option 2.