Public libraries can help make such a difference by offering a wide range of expertly selected culturally appropriate Spanish and bi-lingual books for children. The “AMO LEER/I Love to Read” project was developed to do exactly that. Read More
AMO LEER (“I Love to Read”) is a rural library grant program funded by the Robert & Ruby Priddy Charitable Trust. Thirty-two rural libraries in targeted Texas and Oklahoma counties were selected to receive an AMO LEER grant after participating in the invitation-only competitive application process.
Through the AMO LEER grant, the Robert & Ruby Priddy Charitable Trust anticipates a significant increase in literacy among Hispanic families and young children better prepared to succeed in school and in life.Learn More About Us!
Does anyone have any ideas of an easy program to bring familes to the library? We've been really successful with presenting popular movies. We bought a license from Movie Licensing USA and we check out when the DVDs are going to be released (Movie Licensing has it on their web page) and show the movie the following Saturday. By showing the latest movies as they are released we get a bigger attendance than just picking a movie and showing it at any date. Once you have your equipment and license, it is a pretty easy way to program.See More