INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Humanities says more than 70 nonprofits in the state have received funding to help them participate in a statewide read of the Mary Shelley novel “Frankenstein” in 2018.
The group says the grants are part of a yearlong program initiated by Indiana Humanities and in partnership with the Indiana State Library and Center for the Book. The program also received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Community Read grants of $1,000 were awarded to 62 organizations for expenses such as booking speakers. Those organizations will each hold at least three community programs tied to the book, including a book discussion. Each site will also receive up to 50 books and items such as bookmarks and posters.
Local recipients include:
- Argos Public Library, Argos
- Bremen Public Library, Bremen
- Concord Community High School, Elkhart
- Kosciusko Literacy Services, Inc., Warsaw
- Ligonier Public Library, Ligonier
- Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library, Mishawaka
- Nappanee Public Library, Nappanee
- NorthWood High School Media Center, Nappanee
- Syracuse Public Library, Syracuse
- Wakarusa Public Library, Wakarusa