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 the 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.