Applications for 2016 J. Frank Dobie Library Trust Awards Being Accepted Now

From the TSLAC blog:

Small public libraries, it’s time to apply for your 2016 J. Frank Dobie Library Trust Award grant now! Eligible public libraries serving populations under 20,000 can apply for cash grants to purchase books. Applications for the 2016 awards must be received before December 18, 2015.

Eligible libraries must: serve a population of 20,000 or less, be legally established, and be open for service at least 20 hours per week. Award amounts vary depending upon the net income of the Trust but as an example, in 2013, there were four awards of $8,000 each.

Announcement of the awards is made at the annual meeting of the Texas Library Association.
Get all the eligibility details and information about how to apply here.

Questions? Contact James B. Stewart, Chairman of the J. Frank Dobie Library Trust, by email at