The Amigos Fellowship and Opportunity Award Program supports library innovation, development, and research. Through a competitive selection process, up to $10,000 is available annually to Amigos member libraries and their staffs.
Do you have 12 theses sitting on a back shelf waiting for original cataloging? How about that donation of genealogy titles? Is there a backlog of maps that would be a great addition to your collection? Your hidden collections are of unique value both locally— to the community you serve, and globally— to library patrons around the world.
Amigos Director Charlie Kalogeros-Chattan has a full plate these days as the Community Services Director for Los Alamos County, New Mexico. Just over a year ago, the county asked her to serve as the acting director at the close of a period of great turmoil within the county's government, and just three days before the Las Conchas Fire, a destructive wildfire that burned more than 150,000 acres and threatened the county.