Posts Tagged as ‘Merritt Fund’

March 23, 2012

American Libraries covers the Merritt Fund

Check out this American Libraries article about a recent grant given by the LeRoy C. Merritt Humanitarian Fund to a Nebraska librarian. Too many librarians still don’t know about the Merritt Fund and the support it provides.  Please help us spread the word to those who might need assistance!  (Grants are kept strictly confidential, but […]

June 21, 2010

Last chance to get tickets to the Merritt Fund 40th Anniversary Gala!

Tomorrow is the last chance to buy your ticket for the LeRoy C. Merritt Fund’s 40th Anniversary Gala. The event is Monday, June 28, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC. Only a few tickets remain – so don’t dilly-dally! Tickets are $75.00 and include dinner and beer/wine. Proceeds benefit the […]

January 5, 2010

Merritt Fund 40th Anniversary Gala – Tickets on sale now!

The Leroy C. Merritt Humanitarian Fund, founded in 1970 to help librarians who have been denied employment rights because of their defense of intellectual freedom or because of discrimination, is 40 years old in 2010! To celebrate this landmark anniversary, the Merritt Fund will be hosting a dinner on Monday, June 28, 2010 in conjunction […]

July 6, 2009

Intellectual Freedom 101, this Friday at ALA Conference

We invite all those who are new to ALA’s Annual Conference, to librarianship, to ALA itself, or to the world of Intellectual Freedom to attend the following session: Intellectual Freedom 101 Friday, July 10, 2009 5:00 p.m. — 6:00 p.m. McCormick Place West, Room W-194a This session is part of ALA’s “Conference 101” series of […]

June 26, 2009

Become a fan of the Merritt Fund on Facebook!

The LeRoy C. Merritt Fund has a new Facebook fan page. Just go to and become a fan – and encourage your friends to become fans, too! Help us spread the word about this vital resource for librarians in need. The Leroy C. Merritt Humanitarian Fund provides assistance to librarians facing discrimination or defending […]