August 17, 2017

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James Patterson To Give $1.75 Million To Bolster Classroom Libraries

In the third installment of Patterson’s School Library Campaign in partnership with Scholastic Reading Club, grants of $500 will be given to 3,500 teachers.

James Patterson Puts Cash Behind his Convictions with the Help of Scholastic Reading Club

The YA author will personally donate $1.75 million in grants to save school libraries.

James Patterson and Scholastic Name First Winners of School Library Grants

Patterson and the Scholastic Reading Club revealed the names of the first 127 schools to win Pledge to Libraries Grants, bestowed by the author and publisher. Patterson has also increased the pledge amount from $1.5 million to $1.75 million.

James Patterson’s School Library Grants to Be Announced June 30

School libraries across the country will enjoy a collective $500,000 gift when the first winners of James Patterson’s $1.5 Pledge to Libraries grants, in partnership with the Scholastic Reading Club, are announced on June 30.

James Patterson Raises School Libraries Grant to $1.5M

On March 23, best-selling author James Patterson announced that he is donating an additional $250,000 to the $1.25 million school libraries grant he and Scholastic Reading Club publicized earlier in March.