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October 2012, Volume 4, Issue 9

Continuing Education Alert


Check Your Calendars!!

One Book South Dakota 2012

Banned Books Week
Sept. 30 - Oct. 6

Banned Websites Awareness Day
Oct. 3

SDLA Annual Conference
Oct. 3-5

Teen Read Week
Oct. 14-20

National Friends of Libraries Week
Oct. 21-27

National Novel Writing Month
November

International Games Day
Nov. 3

American Education Week
Nov. 11-17


SIRSFeatured e-Resources of the Month
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Grant Opportunities

 

Kids Need to Read

Deadline: ongoing

Kids Need to Read provides books to under-funded schools, libraries and literacy programs across the United States, especially those serving disadvantaged children. For more information and the online application go to community.kidsneedtoread.org.

 

ALSC/Candlewick Press "Light the Way" Grant

Deadline: Nov. 15, 2012

The Association for Library Services to Children and Candlewick Press offer the "Light the Way: Outreach to the Underserved" grant, created to honor Newbery Medalist and Geisel Honoree author Kate DiCamillo and the themes represented in her books. The award consists of a $3,000 grant to assist a library in conducting outreach to underserved populations through a new program or an expansion of work already being done. More information and the grant application are available at www.ala.org.

 

 

 

 

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