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November-December 2011
Volume 3, Issue 10

Continuing Education Alert

Check Your Calendars!!

2011 One Book South Dakota

National Novel Writing Month

Native American Heritage Month

National Gaming Day
Nov. 12

American Education Week
Nov. 13-19

SDLA Legislative Day
Jan. 12

ALA Midwinter Meeting
Jan. 20-24

PLA Annual Conference
March 13-17

Featured e-Resources of the Month
Downloadables now available in State Library electronic resources

grant opportunities


The Dreyer's Foundation Small Grants and Product Donations

Deadline: ongoing

The Dreyer's Foundation makes small grants ($3,000 or less) and donates ice cream products and gift certificates/auction items to nonprofit organizations for events. Proposals are reviewed on a monthly basis. Requests should be submitted eight weeks before the event. For more information: Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream Foundation (PDF)


Libri Foundation Books for Children

Deadline: January 23; May 15

The Libri Foundation is a nationwide non-profit organization which donates new, quality, hardcover children's books to small, rural public libraries in the U.S. through its Books for Children program. For more information:






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