BC Teacher-Librarians' Association

Apply Now for a BC Elementary School Library Grant

The Sedin Family Foundation is offering a grant for early chapter books.  The google form has been created for applications, and BC Teacher-Librarians are welcome to apply on behalf of their school. Please send out and share with your colleagues.  The link is also on the BCTLA Facebook page @bctlaofficial and Twitter @bctla. Share and retweet. This is a very short timeline, so make sure you apply as soon as possible.

The Sedin Family Foundation is offering a $10,000 donation, split into twenty $500 grants to BC school libraries for the purchase of early chapter books.Books purchased should focus on bridging the gap between picture books and novels in elementary school libraries. These books would be for transitional readers from Grades 2-4, who are beginning to read on their own. Teacher-Librarians that receive this funding will purchase early chapter books.

To apply for this grant, Teacher-Librarians should complete the following grant application and submit it by April 1, 2018.

Successful grant applicants will be notified by May 1, 2018.

The Sedin Family Foundation will be selecting the recipients.
We are appreciative of their donation and the opportunity to collaborate with BC school libraries.
Best of luck to all applicants.


Welcome to the New Website

Here you will find a website for the 21st Century, better visuals and more user-friendly.  Note that advocacy doesn’t have its own heading as it’s under Member Services.  We are optimistic that the restoration of the stripped contract language means that we can finally feature professional development instead.