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April 23, 2014
The Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries Awards More Than $1,000,000 in Grants to School Libraries
Grants Will Help 219 School Libraries Buy Books

Today The Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries announced that 219 school libraries are being awarded $1,095,000 in grants for 2014. The schools receive grants of $5,000 to expand, update and diversify their library book collections. MORE



June 5, 2013

The Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries Awards More Than $1,000,000 in Grants to School Libraries
Grants Will Help 212 School Libraries Buy Books

Today The Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries announced that 212 school libraries are being awarded $1,060,000 in grants for 2013. The schools receive grants of $5,000 to expand, update and diversify their library book collections. MORE



June 4, 2012

The Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries Awards More Than $1,125,000 in Grants to School Libraries

Grants Will Help 238 School Libraries Buy Books

Miami, FL– Today The Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries announced that 238 school libraries are being awarded $1,126,315 in grants for 2012. The schools receive grants of up to $5,000 to expand, update and diversify their library book collections. MORE


May 5, 2011
The Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries Awards More Than $1,086,000 in Grants to School Libraries

Grants Will Help 241 School Libraries Buy Books

Dallas, TX – Today The Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries announced that 241 school libraries are being awarded $1,086,926 in grants for 2011. The schools receive grants of up to $5,000 to expand, update and diversify their library book collections. MORE


May 28, 2010
The Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries Awards More Than $1,098,000 in Grants to School Libraries

Miami, FL – Today The Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries announced that 188 school libraries are being awarded $1,098,634 in grants for 2010. The schools receive grants of up to $6,000 to expand, update and diversify their library book collections. MORE


January 22, 2010
Laura Bush Foundation Announces $1,071,000 in Grants To Gulf Coast School Libraries

New Orleans, LA – The Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries announced today $1,071,000 in Gulf Coast School Library Recovery Initiative grants to twenty-four schools in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. These grants are in addition to the previous 101 grants in Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida and Texas since the first awards were made in May 2006. MORE


June 2, 2005
Remarks by First Lady Laura Bush at Austin Community Academy High School, in Chicago, Illinois 

May 10, 2004
Remarks by First Lady Laura Bush at PS 92Q Harry T. Stewart, Sr. Elementary School, Corona, NY. 


June 4, 2002
Washington White House Conference on School Libraries Checks Out Lessons for Success
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July 30, 2001
Mrs. Bush Announces Creation of Laura Bush Foundation For America's Libraries
Grants will benefit school libraries; help children explore the world through books MORE


"My lifelong passion for books and reading began when I was a little girl. This new Foundation provides yet another opportunity to share with America's children the magical world of books and reading."

-- Laura Bush