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The Library Foundation supports the programs of our Library, like Summer Adventure, Homework Helpers, and also funds new and innovative projects. But it doesn't come without help from dedicated Library community members.

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We're on the hunt for next year's Writer-in-Residence. Apply now and receive a $10,000 stipend thanks to the generous support of Naomi Tucker Gerwin and the Library Foundation if selected, along with lots of other honors and opportunities. Learn more about the role from 2019 WIR Jessica Strawser.

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If you ever address someone with the iconic “Wakanda Forever” greeting, author Nnedi Okorafor is here to make sure you get it right. Considering she's authored comics for Marvel’s "Black Panther" universe including the "Shuri" series, "Black Panther: Long Live the King" series, and "Wakanda Forever", she’s an expert on the subject.

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Homework. The “H-bomb” every parent dreads having dropped on them by their kids. Not because they don’t want to help their child, but simply because sometimes they don’t know how. Which is why the Library offers Homework Helpers to provide free homework help to students in kindergarten through eighth grade.