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Diabetic Eye Disease Month

Military Family Appreciation Month

National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month

National Novel Writing Month

Picture Book Month

South Dakota Statehood: 1889
November 2

Daylight Savings Time Ends
November 2, 2014

Election Day
November 4, 2014

World Science Day
November, 10, 2014

National Young Readers Week
November 10-14, 2014

Veterans Day
November 11, 2014

YALSA Young Adult Literature Symposium
November 14-16, 2014

International Games Day
November 15, 2014

National Geography Awareness Week
November 16-22, 2014

American Education Week
November 17-21, 2014

Education Support Professionals Day
November 19, 2014

Educator for a Day
November 20, 2014

Substitute Educators Day
November 21, 2014

National Games and Puzzle Week
November 23-29, 2014

Women's Leadership Institute
December 2-4, 2014

International Day for Persons with Disabilities
December 3, 2014

Christmas Eve
December 24, 2014

Christmas Day
December 25, 2014

New Year's Eve
December 31, 2014

archives: tags

ALA: American Library Association

Bogle Pratt International Travel Fund
October, 2014

Pat Carterette Professional Development Grant
October, 2014

Loleta D. Fyan Grant
October, 2014

Continuing Education Opportunities
April, 2014

AWE Early Literacy announces Video Contest
April, 2014

YALSA & ALSC New Book Award winners announced
March, 2014

April is School Library Month: "Lives change @ your library"
March, 2014

ALA/Association for library service to children's "Día" Programs
December, 2013/ January, 2014

CIPA's effect on current and future teen library usage
October 2013

Bill & Melinda Gates Opportunity Online Hardware Grant brings new computers to SD libraries
June/ July 2013

"Maker Spaces? Programming on Steroids?"
March, 2013

Copyright for schools—not black and white
January, 2013

ALA passes School Library Resolution at annual conference
August, 2012

School Library Policies: Are you prepared? April, 2012

Grant Opportunities
October, 2011
includes "YALSA’s Great Book Giveaway Competition", "ALSC/Candlewick Press “Light the Way” Grant", "Bookapalooza", and "Youth Services Grants"

Of special interest…
September, 2011

WrestleMania Reading Challenge is back
June, 2011

What is Library Development Reading?
April, 2011
What They Don't Teach You at Library School by Elisabeth Dousett

Caldecott, Newbery, YALSA 2011 awards announced
February, 2011

YALSA announces 2011 Nonfiction Shortlist and free ALA webcast
January, 2011

H.W. Wilson Library Staff Development Grant
November/ December, 2010

South Dakota Library Snapshot Day is October 31- November 6
October, 2010

Grant Opportunities
October, 2010 includes "EBSCO Excellence in Small and/or Rural Library Service Award", "Romance Writers of America Library Grant", "BWI Summer Reading Program Grant", "Sara Jaffarian School Library Program Award for Exemplary Humanities Programming", and "Build-A-Bear Literacy and Education Grants"

Board Talk: The Complete Library Trustee Handbook will wow you
October, 2010

Library Snapshot Day is coming, will you be ready?
September, 2010

Baker and Taylor/YALSA Conference Grant
September, 2010

BWI/YALSA Collection Development Grant
September, 2010

Scholastic Library Publishing National Library Week Grant
July, 2010

More resources in the news
July, 2010

New guide for youth explains intellectual freedom
June, 2010

Matching Books for Babies
May, 2010

More resources in the news
May, 2010

Promote YALSA's literary award winners
April, 2010

ALA literary award winners announced
March, 2010

Library gaming is big success in two South Dakota communities
February, 2010

Spectrum Scholarship Program
February, 2010

Looking ahead to the 2010 School Library Survey
February, 2010

Young Adult Library Services Association offers news via Web 2.0
Dec/ January, 2010

Wiley Professional Development Grant
November, 2009

National Gaming Day is Nov. 14
October, 2009

Grant Opportunities
October, 2009
includes Loleta D. Fyan Grant for development of public libraries, World Book Information Literacy Goal Award, H.W. Wilson Library Staff Development Grant, and “We the People” Bookshelf Project

The Filtering Frontier
October, 2009

ALSC Light the Way Grant
September, 2009

Scholastic Library Publishing National Library Week Grant
July, 2009

Recommended Interactive Software for Kids
June, 2009

Books for Babies Matching Grants
June, 2009

Practical Advice for School Libraries
June, 2009
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act does include school libraries under the education portion of the funding.

Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine Traveling Exhibit
April, 2009
The American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office announces a new small format traveling exhibition to libraries.

Children's & YA Services
March, 2009
Support Teen Literature Day, Teen's Top Ten List, and YALSA awards.

National Library Week-2009
March, 2009

Diversity Research Grant
March, 2009

Children's & YA Services
February, 2009
Add It Up, ALA announces Literary Award Winners, Mark Your Calendars!

Make the most of National Library Week, April 12-18
February, 2009






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