Feburary 2009, Volume 1, Issue 2
Learning Express Library
School Libraries Count!
National Library Week
How does your library promote itself?
Send your PR Pointers to: Jane Healy
- Books for Children: Libri Foundation
- IMLS Connecting to Collections Bookshelf
- Education/ Literacy Grants - Women Helping Others Foundation
- The American Association of School Librarians Conference Travel Grants
BOOKS FOR CHILDREN – Libri Foundation
Deadline: April 15, 2009
The Libri Foundation is a nationwide non-profit organization which donates new, quality, hardcover children's books to small, rural public libraries throughout the United States. For more information about the Books for Children grant visit the Libri Foundation website, www.librifoundation.org.
IMLS Connecting to Collections Bookshelf
Deadline: March 9, 2009
The Institute of Museum and Library Services will award 1,000 additional sets of the IMLS Connecting to Collections Bookshelf in 2009. The Bookshelf is a set of resources selected by conservation/preservation experts throughout the country on caring for and preserving special collections of various types. For more information: www.aaslh.org/Bookshelf.
Education/ Literacy Grants - Women Helping Others Foundation
Deadline: March 17, 2009
WHO Foundation Education/Literacy grants provide funding to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations in the United States and Puerto Rico to support free after school organizations and for the implementation or expansion of education and/or literacy programs for low-income children of all ages. Visit the WHO Foundation Web site for complete program information.
The American Association of School Librarians Conference Travel Grants
Deadline: March 2, 2009
The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) is offering 30 travel grants for first-time National Conference attendees to its 14th National Conference & Exhibition in Charlotte, N.C., Nov. 5-8, 2009. Those interested in applying can download the application at www.ala.org/aasl/charlotte.
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