Volume 2, Issue 8
Check Your Calendars!!
Library Card Sign-up Month 2010
SDLA Annual Conference
September 22-24, 2010. Sioux Falls.
Festival of Books
September 24-26, 2010. Sioux Falls.
Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read
September 25 - October 2, 2010.
2010 Indian Education Summit
September 26-28, 2010
Teen Read Week
October 17-23, 2010
2nd National Day on Writing
October 20, 2010
Libri Foundation Books for Children
Deadline: August 15 (final deadline)
The Libri Foundation is a nationwide non-profit organization which donates new, quality, hardcover children's books to small, rural public libraries in the U.S. through its Books for Children program. The Foundation awards grants three times a year. For more information, visit www.librifoundation.org.
Free art books for underserved communities
The Distribution to Underserved Communities Library Program distributes books on contemporary art and culture free of charge to rural and inner-city public libraries, public schools and alternative reading centers nationwide. They have now launched their 2010-11 online catalog of new books. Participants are limited to one order per program year. For more information contact DUC at www.ducprogram.org or (212) 255-2919.
NASA invites museums and libraries to apply for second round of free space shuttle artifacts