Sequences & Stories Mini Grants 2019-20

Libraries that have sent at least one staff person to both Sequences & Stories sessions–April 23, 2019 on Connected Learning and September 23, 2019 on Computational Thinking–are eligible to submit a mini grant proposal to improve a library program or service incorporating Connected Learning and/or Computational Thinking into a children, tween or teen program or service. Each eligible library application may request funds up to $1,000.

This project is supported by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) awarded to the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction by the Federal Institute of Libraries and Museum Services (IMLS).

Resources that will help you with your library’s project
Coding in Wisconsin Public Libraries
Best Buys: Coding Purchasing Guide
Mini Grant Examples

Online application form
Need to think about this before submitting your proposal? View a PDF copy of the mini grant application here. Need to know what expenses are allowable and not allowable? Find out at the WI DPI LSTA site at

Submissions are due Friday, November 15, 2019
All applicants will be notified of acceptance by Friday, November 22, 2019
All expenditures for grant recipients need to be spent by Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Questions? Contact Laurie Freund, mini grant coordinator (ljfreund at