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October 2012, Volume 4, Issue 9

Continuing Education Alert

Check Your Calendars!!

One Book South Dakota 2012

Banned Books Week
Sept. 30 - Oct. 6

Banned Websites Awareness Day
Oct. 3

SDLA Annual Conference
Oct. 3-5

Teen Read Week
Oct. 14-20

National Friends of Libraries Week
Oct. 21-27

National Novel Writing Month

International Games Day
Nov. 3

American Education Week
Nov. 11-17

SIRSFeatured e-Resources of the Month
SIRS is your US Presidential election source and more

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In this month's issue


Library Headlines

SDLA Annual Conference CrossroadsMeet colleagues at the Crossroads for the SDLA Annual Conference Oct 3-5

Public library accreditation application deadline is Dec. 3
The purpose of the voluntary accreditation program for public libraries in South Dakota is to encourage the ongoing development of quality library service in the state.

Project Compass—SD Libraries Helping Job Seekers
How can your library, agency or organization best serve people in your community?


October Continuing Education Opportunities

Upcoming RACE webinars and more!


Children's and YA Services

Showcase your teens during Teen Read Week

YARP/SD Teen Choice Book Awards open voting on Oct. 14

2013 Summer Reading Program manuals coming soon


Featured e-Resources of the Month

SIRS is your US Presidential election source and more


Grant Opportunities

Kids Need to Read

ALSC/Candlewick Press "Light the Way" Grant


Library Development

E-reader roundup: circulating e-readers and e-reader training

Reference Resources: State Agency Databases and Indian Territory Records


School Libraries

Standards focus on research at all grade levels

Librarians at Tripp Delmont Combo LibrarySchool and public libraries merge in Tripp


Why Didn't I Think of That?

Flat Earl travels across the country promoting libraries

West Central students go on an Amazing Library Race





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