May 2013, Volume 5, Issue 5
Check Your Calendars!!
Choose Privacy Week
National Library Legislative Day
Children's Book Week
May 30– June 1, Javits Center, New York City
ALA 2013 Annual Conference & Exhibition
June 27– July 2, Chicago, Illinois
SD Festival of Books
Sept. 20-22, Deadwood
Tri-Conference: NDLA, MPLA, SDLA 2013
The Library: All Travelers Welcome
Sept. 25-27, Sioux Falls
Featured e-Resources of the Month
Genealogy eResources—where history is new
Lois Lenski Covey Foundation
Deadline: June 15
The Lois Lenski Covey Foundation annually awards grants for purchasing books published for young people preschool through grade eight. Applications are available for school, public and non-traditional libraries.
Margaret Alexander Edwards Trust Grants
The Margaret Alexander Edwards Trust awards small grants 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.
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