The Los Angeles County Library Foundation will support the Friends of the West Covina Library with a $1,000 matching grant to purchase the supplies, furniture and toys needed to complete the library's Learn & Play area. Designed to serve children from 0-5 and their caregivers, the space will include an infant play zone and host programs for parents.
Foundation Dollars at Work
The Foundation is supporting the Friends of the Rosemead Library with a $1,000 matching grant for a program to support the desire of Chinese and Vietnamese speaking library customers to learn English. The goal of this project is to schedule a series of informational workshops on living in the United States, citizenship and immigration. Also included will be a basic program on communication in English and the purchase of books, audiobooks and DVDs on the topic English as a Second Language.
The County Library Foundation will match the $1,000 raised by the Friends of the Artesia Library to enhance children's services for the families in the community. The library offers a wide range of creative activities and programs for young readers. This generous grant will help in extending the collection and services that support early educational and reading experiences.
Matching Grant Awarded
The County Library Foundation and the Friends of the West Covina Library will share the cost of implementing a monthly "Tech Day". This $1,000 matching grant will be used to purchase 11 different electronic devices including netbooks, e-readers and tablets. This program provides the community the opportunity to familiarize themselves with new technology and its applications.