June/July 2013, Volume 5, Issue 6
Check Your Calendars!!
ALA 2013 Annual Conference & Exhibition
June 27– July 2, Chicago, Illinois
SD Festival of Books
Sept. 20-22, Deadwood
Tri-Conference: NDLA, MPLA, SDLA 2013
The Library: All Travelers Welcome
Sept. 25-27, Sioux Falls
Indian Education Summit
Sept. 29- Oct 1, Chamberlain/Oacoma
Featured e-Resources of the Month
Ah-choo! Allergy info for all ages
Teen Read Week™ Grant application open
Visit the Teen Read Week website for details and to access the application. Ten libraries will be selected to receive $1,000 to support their TRW efforts, courtesy of the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. Products for purchase are available via the ALA store. For bulk pricing and discount information contact Diane Buck email.
Margaret Alexander Edwards Trust Grants
The Margaret Alexander Edwards Trust awards small grants 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.
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