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The Books2Kids Learning Initiative - a First Book OMG Books Award Project - Recorded Online Session 

The Nebraska Library Commission has been awarded a $28,000 grant for new books and eBooks by First Book, the nonprofit social enterprise focused on equal access to quality education for children in need. The award is part of First Book’s 'OMG Books Awards: Offering More Great Books to Spark Innovation'.

The NLC's Books2Kids Learning Initiative will provide gift credits to eligible school libraries, public libraries, Head Start Programs, Native American communities, and Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Centers in Nebraska to purchase books and eBooks from the First Book Marketplace for the children and teens residing in their communities. Join this webinar to learn more about First Book, the Books2Kids Learning Initiative, and how your institution can participate in the grant project.

Presenters: Bonnie Beste, Partner Development Manager, First Book; Sally Snyder, Coordinator of Children and Young Adult Library Services, Nebraska Library Commission; Christa Porter, Library Development Director, Nebraska Library Commission.

Apply for Nebraska Library Commission C.E. Credits - Submit the online C.E. Activity Report Form. Check the C.E Guidelines for information on earning C.E Credits. Please email Holli Duggan, Continuing Education Coordinator, with questions about C.E. Credits.  

Class Format
Recorded Online Session
Date Recorded Length
1/30/2020 53 minutes
No Charge
Sally Snyder, Christa Porter Bonnie Beste
CE Hours
For Further Information Sponsor
Christa Porter
402-471-3107 or 800-307-2665
Nebraska Library Commission, First Book