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March 2013, Volume 5, Issue 3

Continuing Education Alert

Check Your Calendars!!

One Book SD

Read Across America Day
March 2

World Read Aloud Day
March 6

Teen Tech Week
March 10-16

PLA Virtual Spring Symposium
March 20

School Library Month

Month of the Military Child

National Library Week
April 14-20

World Book Night
April 23

El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros
April 30

Featured e-Resources of the Month
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In this month's issue


Library Headlines

Bossman named new State Librarian

Join the South Dakota State Library full or affiliate depository program

Public Library Institute 2013 is June 2-7

School Library Boot Camp 2013 is July 21-24

White Lake Librarian Linda DoddsWhite Lake librarian cites Institute as aid to success at 30-year celebration



March Continuing Education Opportunities

Upcoming RACE webinars

More Continuing Education opportunities



Children's and YA Services

Free e-books for kids – no ereader needed

Young Adult Reading ProgramLast month for YARP votes

Prairie Bud and Prairie Pasque

CSLP Committee membership


Featured e-Resources of the Month

Is there an app for that?
Using the online resources on an Apple or Android device


Grant Opportunities

Libri Foundation Books for Children

Dollar General Youth Literacy Grants


Library Development

More information on Important New IMLS Guidance: E-Book Reader Lending Programs

Black Hills Knowledge Network to participate in national conference

Managing technology assets: TechAtlas for Libraries discontinued


Board Talk

"Maker Spaces? Programming on Steroids?"
By Daria Bossman, State Librarian


School Libraries

School Library Survey opens on April 1

Digital learning in South Dakota: sample activities from school librarians

21st Century School Library Award application process now open


Why Didn't I Think of That?

Faulkton County Library helps patrons book their escape from winter

Public library card sign-up at school makes collaborative effort for reading





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