Camp Verde Community Library Grant Presentation

For Immediate Release
August 1, 2016

For More Information Contact:

Matt Roberts, Director of Communications 
Phone: (602) 542-2228
[email protected]

Who: Secretary of State Michele Reagan

What: Camp Verde Community Library Grant Presentation

When: Wednesday, August 3 @ 12:00 p.m.

Where: Camp Verde Community Library – 130 Black Ridge Road, Camp Verde, AZ 86322


CAMP VERDE - Secretary of State Michele Reagan will present the Camp Verde Community Library officials a grant for $20,350 to be used to encourage community engagement.

The grant money was made possible through the Arizona State Library with federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The presentation is 12:00 p.m. at the Camp Verde Community Library.

The goal of this project is to make library services more accessible to Spanish-speaking families with young children ages 0-5, and equip parents to teach early literacy with confidence. Funds will be used to hire support staff, and to purchase bi-lingual programming and materials, interactive early learning stations, and marketing materials. The community will benefit as the library becomes a culturally-enriched learning-hub that meets the needs of the Hispanic / Latino community. Inclusive programming will serve as a model for making connections with another underserved population, the Yavapai Apache Nation. Spanish-speaking families will have the necessary resources to accomplish their children’s educational goals, and early literacy infrastructure will enhance patron experience.

The media are invited to attend.