Local Library Awarded $500 Grant

Richmond, Kansas–May 22, 2024– Sisters in Crime is pleased to announce that
Richmond Public Library in Richmond, Kansas has been awarded the organization’s We Love Libraries $500 grant to use for library programs or to buy library materials for its collection.
Sisters in Crime is dedicated to promoting the ongoing advancement, recognition and
professional development of women crime writers. Members are authors, readers, publishers,
agents, booksellers and librarians bound by a passion for the mystery genre. Libraries in the
United States, including commonwealths and territories, can enter the group’s monthly We Love
Libraries lottery by submitting an entry form and a photo of one or more staff members with
three books by Sisters in Crime authors.
“Insert optional quote from Sisters in Crime local member,” said Name, Title of Sister in
Crime’s Location chapter. (Example: “Local libraries like Riverside Public Library are the
lifeline of amazing communities like Riverside,” said Janet Smith, President of Sister in Crime’s
Illinois chapter.
Richmond Public Library has proudly served the Richmond community since 1938.
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“We’re thrilled to be the June 2024 recipient of Sisters in Crime We Love Libraries grant,”

About Sisters in Crime
Sisters in Crime (SinC) was founded in 1986 to promote the ongoing advancement, recognition
and professional development of women crime writers. Today, the organization boasts 3,600
members and 51 chapters worldwide and its initiatives also include other scholarships; grants for
academic research into the roles of women and underserved voices in crime fiction; cash awards
to libraries and bookstores; and surveys and monitoring projects which determine visibility and
representation of women and diverse voices in the genre and across the marketplace. For more
information on its programs and author members, visit the organization’s website at .