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Posted on: August 28, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Show Low Public Library Receives Mini-Grant To Create Storywalk

$480 awarded by Ezra Jack Keats Foundation

SHOW LOW, Ariz. (August 28, 2015) – Show Low Public Library is one of 62 entities in the United States to receive a $480 mini-grant from the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, specifically designated to fund the first StoryWalk™ in the White Mountains. A StoryWalk™ is a book that is literally torn apart and placed along a path or trail. The activity is designed to foster literacy and a love of the outdoors. Library staff will install the StoryWalk™ at the Show Low Bluff Trail this fall. For more information, visit www.showlowaz.gov/library, stop by the library at 181 N. 9th Street, call (928) 532-4070, or send an email to library@showlowaz.gov.

About Show Low Public Library:
Show Low Public Library has been advancing the economy and enhancing quality of life in Show Low for nearly 85 years through three pillars of education: 1) self-directed education, 2) research assistance and instruction, and 3) instructive and enlightening experiences.

About Ezra Jack Keats Foundation:
The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation is dedicated to bringing the multicultural, creative spirit of Keats into children’s lives and literature through supporting arts and literacy programs in public schools and libraries, celebrating new writers and illustrators of exceptional picture books for a diverse audience of children, and preserving Keats’s work and extending his legacy. For more information about the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, visit http://www.ezra-jack-keats.org/.

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