June/July 2012, Volume 4, Issue 6
Check Your Calendars!!
ALA 2012 National Conference
Indian Ed Summit
South Dakota Festival of Books
SDLA Annual Conference
Featured e-Resources of the Month
Promote good searching and fun learning with World Book Online
Build-A-Bear Literacy and Education Grants
Deadline: August 31
The Build-A-Bear Workshop Bear Hugs Foundation supports charities in the U.S. and Canada through grant programs including Literacy and Education Grants which provide support for children in literacy and education programs such as summer reading programs, early childhood education programs, and literacy programs for children with special needs. For more information: www.buildabear.com.
Margaret Alexander Edwards Trust Grants
The Margaret Alexander Edwards Trust awards small grants (under $5,000) for school and public libraries seeking to offer innovative programs that promote reading for pleasure for teenagers. Applications that feature new or creative programs will receive special consideration over those simply seeking funds for collection development or for a book discussion group. Application information: www.carr.org.