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May 2014, Volume 6, Issue 4

Continuing Education Alert


Check Your Calendars!!

One Book SD

Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month
May

Jewish American Heritage Month
May

National Inventors Month
May

Mental Health Awareness Month
May

National Bike Month
May

Choose Privacy Week
May 1-7

National Library Legislative Day
May 5-6

National Teacher Day
May 6

Children's Book Week
May 12-18

ALA Annual Conference
June 26-July 1, 2014

ALCTS Annual Conference
June 26–July 1, 2014


Featured e-Resources of the Month
Summer reading sizzles with online resources


Grant Opportunities

 

Lois Lenski Covey Foundation

Deadline: June 16, 2014

The Lois Lenski Covey Foundation annually awards grants ranging from $550 to $3000 to Foundation to "libraries or organizations that serve economically or socially at-risk children, have limited book budgets, and demonstrate real need". Grants are for purchasing books published for young people preschool through grade eight.

 

The Distribution to Underserved Communities Library Program

Deadline: ongoing, one request per year

The Distribution to Underserved Communities Library Program (DUC) distributes books on contemporary art and culture free of charge to rural and inner-city libraries, schools and alternative reading centers nationwide. More details may be found at ducprogram.org.

 

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