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June/July 2012, Volume 4, Issue 6

Continuing Education Alert

Check Your Calendars!!

One Book SD 2012

ALA 2012 National Conference
June 21-26

Indian Ed Summit
Sept. 23-25

South Dakota Festival of Books
Sept. 28-30

SDLA Annual Conference
Oct. 3-5

World Book
Featured e-Resources of the Month

Promote good searching and fun learning with World Book Online

Grant Opportunities


Build-A-Bear Literacy and Education Grants

Deadline: August 31

The Build-A-Bear Workshop Bear Hugs Foundation supports charities in the U.S. and Canada through grant programs including Literacy and Education Grants which provide support for children in literacy and education programs such as summer reading programs, early childhood education programs, and literacy programs for children with special needs. For more information:


Margaret Alexander Edwards Trust Grants

Deadline: ongoing

The Margaret Alexander Edwards Trust awards small grants (under $5,000) 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. Application information:





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