March 2011, Volume 3, Issue 3
Check Your Calendars!!
Read Across America Day
Teen Tech Week
PLA Virtual Spring Symposium
Public Library Survey, closes March 31
March 30-April 2
School Library Month
National Poetry Month
School Library Survey, April 1- May 18
Money Smart Week®
South Dakota Library Week, April 10-16
National Library Week
National Preservation Week
Featured e-Resources of the Month
Resources to help you celebrate the holidays
Dream Library Makeover
Deadline: March 31
The Library Store, Inc. will award a $5.000 Dream Library Makeover grant to a library with a unique room renovation idea. Applications will be evaluated on need and creativity. For more information and an application go to The Library Store's website.
"We Love Libraries" Lottery
Deadline: January - December (monthly)
The mystery-genre group Sisters in Crime is offering monthly grants of $1,000 throughout 2011 to U.S. libraries through its “We Love Libraries” lotteries. At the end of each month, a winner will be drawn from entries received. To enter, simply complete the entry form and upload a photo of one or more of your staff with three books in your collection by Sisters in Crime members. For more information go to Sisters in Crime.
Deadline: May 1 to July 1, annually
The Mazda Foundation provides funds to non-profit organizations in the areas of education, literacy, social welfare, scientific research, cross-cultural understanding and environmental conservation. See the Mazda Foundation for more information.