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NYC School Library System Homepage: VITAL Libraries

The VITAL Libraries Grant Program

The VITAL Libraries grant program is a substantial grant award that takes NYC public school libraries to the next level. VITAL stands for Vital, Instructional, Transformative, Accessible, Learning, Libraries.

Click on the links above to get a peek at how the grant has transformed five libraries in the five boroughs of New York City.

Applications for the 2022-2023 Cohort are now being accepted. Apply HERE! 

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