James Patterson donates more than $1 million to school libraries

The author also recently donated funds for British and Irish schools as well as independent bookstores. 'I hope we’re able to increase awareness about the vital role that school libraries and librarians play in transforming lives and fostering a love for learning,' Patterson said of his new initiative. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson donates more than $1 million to school libraries (+video)

The author also recently donated funds for British and Irish schools as well as independent bookstores. 'I hope we’re able to increase awareness about the vital role that school libraries and librarians play in transforming lives and fostering a love for learning,' Patterson said of his new... Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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James Patterson does it again: more school library donations

Patterson originally announced that he would be donating $1.25 million to school libraries but now he's increasing the amount to $1.5 million. 'I’m blown away by the number of parents and teachers who have shared the urgent needs of their community’s school library,” the author said in a... Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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James Patterson completes $1 million in donations to independent bookstores

'Here's to local governments waking up to the fact that bookstores and libraries are essential to our way of life,' Patterson said in a statement. 'Here's to media coverage of books, booksellers, and publishers, and to a wiser, more literate America.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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James Patterson will donate $1 million to indie bookstores

Patterson says a bookstore will need to be 'viable' and have a kids' section to qualify for a donation. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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James Patterson to Donate $1.25M to Libraries

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Friend of booksellers James Patterson will donate $500,000 to indie bookstores.

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James Patterson Leads Group Seeking to Raise Millions for Bookstores

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Coronavirus Aid Package Includes Millions for Libraries, Schools, and the Arts

The package includes $50 million for the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) for digital inclusion projects, and a hefty $30.8 billion in relief for schools and colleges. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Coal Barons Who Donated $1 Million to Trump’s Increasingly Suspicious Inauguration Fund May Get Huge Favor

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World Book Day launches 2016 Patterson school library award

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Patterson to fund school libraries in the US

After funding school libraries in the UK via a World Book Day award, author James Patterson is launching a similar scheme in the US. The author is donating $250,000 (£165,527) to American school libraries through a grant programme administered by Scholastic Reading Club, a division of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Author James Patterson is donating £50,000 to a new prize that will fund school libraries. The World Book Day Award, launched today (9th January), offers schools in the UK and Ireland the chance to win money to buy books from local bookshops to stock their libraries. Six lump sums are on up for... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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In a role that's still being defined, bestselling author James Patterson will be working to encourage reading with kids and families, Publishers Weekly reports.Bestselling author James Patterson was named a champion at the Library of Congress this week -- the first-ever Champion of its Young... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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