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Literary Voices 2024

Library Endowment Trust

Award Date: February 29, 2024
Awarded: $25,000

The Library Endowment Trust is a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising funds in support of the Metropolitan Library System of Oklahoma County. Our current focus is long-term sustainable funding for early childhood literacy outreach and programming in Oklahoma County, including the expansion and sustainability of Dolly Parton's Imagination Library book gifting program. This grant covers sponsorship for the 2024 Literary Voices author series featuring Kevin Kwan, Kwame Alexander, and James Patterson. The sponsorship provides funding for free community access to Kwame Alexander and underwriting to help develop the endowment support for early childhood literacy in Oklahoma County.