Youth Services

Grant Opportunities

The MBLC uses federal LSTA funding to provide grants for libraries to create innovative, educational services for children and teens.

Early Childhood Education / Preschool

Full STEAM Ahead (for public & school libraries)

Mind in the Making (for public libraries)

Elementary, Middle & High School

Science is Everywhere (for public & school libraries)

Teens & Tweens (for public libraries)


Support & Resources from the Massachusetts Library System (MLS)

MLS has a series of resource guides designed to help youth services and school librarians work together and share tools, tips, and information.

MLS Youth Services Resource Guides


April Mazza
Massachusetts Library System
866-627-7228, x307
april@masslibsystem.org

Christi Farrar
Massachusetts Library System
866-627-7228, x323
christif@masslibsystem.org

For More Information

Shelley Quezada, Consultant to the Unserved
617-725-1860 x235
(in Massachusetts) 800-952-7403 x235
shelley.quezada@state.ma.us