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January 2013, Volume 5, Issue 1

Continuing Education Alert

Check Your Calendars!!

One Book SD

SDLA Legislative Day
Jan. 10

ALA Midwinter Meeting
Jan. 25-29

Take Your Child to the Library Day
Feb. 2

Digital Learning Day
Feb. 6

Read Across America Day
March 2

Teen Tech Week
March 10-16

PLA Virtual Spring Symposium
March 20

School Library Month

National Library Week
April 14-20

World Book Night
April 23

Featured e-Resources of the Month
Find Your "A-ha!" Moment

Grant Opportunities


Native American Library Services Basic Grants

Deadline: March 1, 2013

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is now accepting applications in the Native American Library Services Basic Grant program. The following members of the IMLS staff are available by phone and e-mail to discuss general issues relating to these grants: Alison Freese, Senior Library Program Officer, 202-653-4665,; Traci Stanley, Library Program Specialist, 202-653-4689, For more details see


Books for Teens

Deadline: ongoing

Books for Teens' mission is to empower the nation's at-risk teens to achieve more by providing them with free, high quality, new, age-appropriate books. Funds raised through Books for Teens will be distributed to institutions in communities with a high level of poverty, where librarians and library workers will purchase and distribute new books, encourage teens to get library cards and provide teens with reading-focused events and activities. Visit Books for Teens on facebook for additional news and updates or the website





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