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January 2015, Volume 7, Issue 1

Continuing Education Alert


Check Your Calendars!!

New Year's Day

Copyright Law Day
Jan. 1

Science Fiction Day
Jan. 2

World Braille Day
Jan. 4

Poetry at Work Day
Jan. 13

Kid Inventors Day
Jan. 17

Thesaurus Day
Jan. 18

Martin Luther King Day
Jan. 19

SDLA Legislative Day
Jan. 22

Handwriting Day
Jan. 23

International Holocaust Remembrance Day
Jan. 27

Puzzle Day
Jan. 29

Tackling Textbook Costs Through Open Educational Resources: A Primer
Jan. 29-30, Chicago

ALA Midwinter Meeting
Jan. 30- Feb. 3, Chicago

Take Your Child to the Library Day
Feb. 2

Digital Learning Day
Mar. 13


Featured e-Resources of the Month
Save patrons time – add the State Library's subscription e-resources links to your school or library website

Grant Opportunities

 

Ezra Jack Keats Minigrant Program

Deadline: March 15

Public school libraries and public libraries that host programs encouraging literacy and creativity in children can apply for an Ezra Jack Keats Minigrant of $500. Programs focusing on the work of Ezra Jack Keats are welcome, but not required. For more information go to www.ezra-jack-keats.org.

 

The Lisa Libraries

Deadline: none

This foundation provides new children's books to organizations that work with children in poor and under-served areas. Over 400,000 books have been donated to non-profits since the founding of Lisa Libraries in 1990. For further details go to lisalibraries.org.

 

 

 

 

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