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File #: 19-343    Name:
Type: Staff Report Status: Agenda Ready - Administrative Business
File created: 4/11/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/24/2019 Final action: 4/24/2019
Title: Report regarding a resolution authorizing the acceptance of $4,000 in grant funding from the California Library Association to support pop-up library programming at two South San Francisco summer meals sites and approving Budget Amendment 19.052. (Valerie Sommer, Library Director)
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Report regarding a resolution authorizing the acceptance of $4,000 in grant funding from the California Library Association to support pop-up library programming at two South San Francisco summer meals sites and approving Budget Amendment 19.052. (Valerie Sommer, Library Director)

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It is recommended that the City Council adopt a resolution authorizing the acceptance of $4,000 in grant funding from California Library Association to support pop-up library programming at two summer meal sites and approving Budget Amendment 19.052.

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BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION
Grand Avenue Branch Library has been awarded $4,000 to support pop-up library programming to enhance local community summer meal sites. This year, Spruce and Los Cerritos Elementary Schools will serve as both Big Lift Inspiring Summer (BLIS) and summer meal sites in South San Francisco.

The summer meal program provides children and teens in low-income communities with free and nutritious lunches through the USDA Summer Food Service Program. BLIS sites provide full day programing for children entering kindergarten through second grades including reading, science, and art. The library is working closely with the South San Francisco Unified School District and the San Mateo County Library to provide supplemental programming during the summer meal times when both BLIS participants and other children in the community are present at the sites.

Grant funds will be used for book giveaways, presenters, and programming supplies to support learning and enrichment activities such as S.T.E.A.M. programming, early learning nutrition education, summer reading and literacy programming.

FISCAL IMPACT
Grant funds will be used to amend the Library Department's current FY 2018-19 Operating Budget per Budget Amendment 19.052. Receipt of these funds does not commit the City to ongoing funding.

RELATIONSHIP TO STRATEGIC PLAN
Pop-up library programming will provide enhanced litera...

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