Kentucky Bluegrass Award Book Grants

KBA Book Grants

The Kentucky Bluegrass Award Book Grants are awarded annually to libraries across Kentucky in an effort to put KBA books from the current program year into Kentucky libraries that are financially challenged and unable to afford books to implement the program.

The winners will be selected based on the following criteria: expressed interest and enthusiasm in the program, willingness to promote the books and the program to the school and community, the need for financial assistance, and the detailed completion of the application form.

Books won are either purchased by Kentucky Bluegrass Award partners or supplied by the book publishers and must be made available to as many K-12 readers as possible.

To be eligible for a grant, the librarian or teacher applying must agree to participate in the Kentucky Bluegrass Award program during the current year.

Check the list below for past book grant winners.

Due to the transfer of leadership, no book grants will be awarded during 2016.

Questions may be directed to: Janet Wells (

Book Grant Winners