Colorado’s Prison Libraries helped by State Grants to Libraries

Colorado Correctional Libraries were awarded over $5,ooo by the 2016-17 State Grants to Libraries (read more about theĀ State Grants to Libraries program).

The Institutional Library Development Team used the funds to purchase new materials: DVDs that state prison librarians can use to create reentry-focused programming about vocational skills, parenting, healthy eating, succeeding during parole, and other topics.

Read more about how Colorado Correctional Libraries contribute to the reduction of recidivism.


Amy Hitchner

Former Statewide Collaborative Programming Coordinator at Colorado State Library
Amy Hitchner

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