May 2014, Volume 6, Issue 4
Check Your Calendars!!
Choose Privacy Week
National Library Legislative Day
National Teacher Day
Children's Book Week
ALA Annual Conference
June 26-July 1, 2014
ALCTS Annual Conference
June 26–July 1, 2014
Featured e-Resources of the Month
Summer reading sizzles with online resources
Lois Lenski Covey Foundation
Deadline: June 16, 2014
The Lois Lenski Covey Foundation annually awards grants ranging from $550 to $3000 to Foundation to "libraries or organizations that serve economically or socially at-risk children, have limited book budgets, and demonstrate real need". Grants are for purchasing books published for young people preschool through grade eight.
The Distribution to Underserved Communities Library Program
Deadline: ongoing, one request per year
The Distribution to Underserved Communities Library Program (DUC) distributes books on contemporary art and culture free of charge to rural and inner-city libraries, schools and alternative reading centers nationwide. More details may be found at ducprogram.org.