Read in Color Twin Cities Opportunity

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Thank you for taking part in Read in Color! During the Read in Color kick-off, we are offering a special opportunity to more than 200 volunteer stewards in the Twin Cities metro area. Fill out the application below to be considered to receive a Read in Color launch pack that includes a specially curated set of diverse books, a Read in Color window cling for your library, bookmarks, and book stickers!

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What Is Expected of Recipients?

If you are selected to receive a Read in Color launch pack, you are expected to:

  • Commit to celebrating and elevating BIPOC and LGBTQ voices by sharing diverse books in your Little Free Library.
  • Put the Read in Color launch pack materials to work! Post the window cling on your library’s door, add the stickers to your diverse books, and leave the bookmarks in your library for your neighbors to enjoy.
  • Spread the word about Read in Color on social media. We’d love to see photos of you sharing books in Little Free Libraries! Use #ReadinColor and tag us @LittleFreeLibrary (Facebook and Instagram) or @LtlFreeLibrary (Twitter).
  • Respond to requests from local media if contacted. Please be aware that Little Free Library may notify local media outlets (print, broadcast and online) that you are a recipient of a Read in Color launch pack.
Who Is Eligible?

In addition to the expectations listed above, to be considered for this opportunity, you must be a Little Free Library volunteer steward with a registered book-sharing box within 50 miles of Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota. Your library must be listed on our world map and you must have signed the Read in Color pledge by November 8. Add your library here if you haven’t already. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.

What Is the Application Process?

The application process is as follows:

  • Submit the application below no later than 11:59pm CST on Sunday, November 1, 2020. Submit only one application, even if you steward multiple libraries.
  • All applicants will be notified of the status of their application by Friday, November 6, 2020.
  • Successful applicants will be sent additional instructions for how to obtain their books and Read in Color launch pack.
What Is Included in the Launch Pack?

The Read in Color launch pack includes a specially curated set of diverse books, a Read in Color window cling for your library, bookmarks, and stickers! 

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