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National Library Legislative Day
Children's Book Week
May 30– June 1, Javits Center, New York City
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
Featured e-Resources of the Month
Genealogy eResources—where history is new
archives: by columns
Why Didn't I Think of That?
June/ July 2013
includes "Teacher interviews encourage reading", "Yes, there really is an app for that", "Charlotte's Web for all at Harrisburg Liberty", and "Reading Bingo program gets results"
includes "Bring your own device night", "Community collaboration: Brookings Public Library and the Brookings Area Genealogical Society", "Book Portraits and Book Spine Poetry celebrate reading and learning at Douglas High School", "Teen Tech Week maker space success at the Alexander Mitchell Public Library", and "Box Project helps patrons find series fast
includes "Faulkton County Library helps patrons book their escape from winter", and "Public library card sign-up at school makes collaborative effort for reading"
includes "Mikkelsen Library goes to the dogs", "Dewey Cheers lead students to favorite nonfiction"
includes "The Christmas tree comes full circle" and "Book Tree builds collection at Armour Carnegie Library"
includes "Celebration of Reading at Colman-Egan draws readers young and old", "Plan now for building maintenance", and "Students read while 'camping' in school"
includes "Flat Earl travels across the country promoting libraries" and "West Central students go on an Amazing Library Race"
includes "Jumpin' in Your Jammies for Joplin: a great collaboration in Chamberlain", "Big changes come in small packages at Wall"
includes "Tourism and community training come together at Gregory Public Library" and "Siouxland Libraries combine bikes and books for adult programming event"
includes "A.H. Brown holds 11th Annual Tour of Tables event", and "Washington Elementary School holds 'Go Green' Book Swap"
includes "Edgemont students learn about Titanic through variety of resources", "Book drop gets extreme makeover at combo library", and "There's a whole lot of reading going on at Gettysburg School"
includes "Douglas High School Library takes Cinderella to the Culture Fair", "Bennett County Library draws old and young with shared activities", and "Famous faces come alive at Jones County Elementary"
includes "Audio series connects with your business community", "Series titles are big business at North Middle School", and "Holgate Middle School finds another use for old magazine boxes"
includes "Beresford Public Library wins $1,000 and a $500 community grant", and "Tea Intermediate School students love their library"
includes "Holiday idea to store away for next year: the Merry Mitten Tree", and "Students are e-reading at Alcester-Hudson"
includes "Dummy Books are helping make Mobridge residents smarter", "'Buy Your First Car' proves to be popular seminar for teens", and "Traveling exhibits engage students and patrons of all ages"
includes "Newspaper publishes library memories", "Local historian expands Faulk County Library collection", "Aliens host whole community fund-raiser for elementary library", and "Author visits: some experiences and a few tips"
includes "Hau Kola Learning Camp mixes choice, creativity and literature for teens"Hudson patrons read about school and earn free school supplies", and "Sturgis teens complete summer program with prize drawing and pizza"
includes "What about ebooks?", "Huron Friends of the Library profit at Smithy’s Used Books and on Amazon", and "Market your library and host programs for little or no money
includes "Edgemont uses Internet to find lost books", "Stewart Stars stick with reading
The students of Yankton's Stewart Elementary School were challenged by their librarian, Kathleen Bergeson, to 'stick with reading'", "Chamberlain finds new purpose for laptop carts"
includes "Britton chases away the winter blahs with library BINGO", "Spring, storytelling, music, jungle mix and mingle in Custer", "Ethan School Library gets a fresh look for under $100", and "Douglas MS is on the reading track"
includes "Lunch 'n' Learn serves up topics of interest in Huron", "PAK program allows students to eat, sleep and play with reading", and "Read Across America motivates readers by the minutes"
includes "Library ducks become a collection, a trademark and a theme", "Teaching history with a Caldecott Honor Book and a cardboard box", and "Students mind their mice manners at the Mouse Hole Library"
includes "Community Common Read inspires all ages in Brookings", "Industrial arts students construct new library benches in Lead", "Add imagination to cardboard boxes to create great reading spots", and "Reading Ducks motivate YARP voting in Spearfish"
includes "A skeleton for every occasion at Stevens High School", "Making connections between college and middle school", and "Mount Readmore created at Webster Elementary in Yankton"
includes "Did you know that Freeman Public Library has a CD/DVD cleaner?", and "Sturgis Public Library celebrates with new library cards and a royal tea party"
includes "Five quick tips to use in any library", and "Teen gaming success extended at Hearst Library in Lead"
includes "Huron Public opens new teen area", "Storyteller Indiana Bones makes a stop at Faith", and "Reading, writing and thinking skills survive the summer"
Adults have fun with summer reading in Watertown
includes "Elkton Community Library’s Jumpathon completes 25 years", "Centerville parades books for National Library Week", and "Laptops become a listening center at Humboldt"
includes "Friends of the Yankton Community Library host second Gourmet Guys Event", "Read a Million Minutes wildly successful in Pierre", and "Alice helps Faulk County Library raise matching Gates funds"
includes "Weekly contest uses Web 2.0 tools" and "Family Event not “average day” at Faith School and Community Library!"
includes "Friends of the Library partner with high school freshmen", "Librarians’ husbands read too", "Dancing with the Staff showcases hidden talents and raises funds", and "Reuse magazine boxes"
includes "RCPL shelf guides direct patrons to e-resources", "Dr. Seuss game for Read Across America Day", "Flat Stanley travels the world"
December/ January 2010
includes "Lead-Deadwood re-purposes the old card catalog", and "Green Thumb Gala raises funds and involvement at the Sturgis Public Library"
includes "Teen Read Week at Brookings High School", "Senior citizen programming ideas from across the state", "Positive reading messages for students in Aberdeen", and "North Middle School Library hosts holiday gift giveaway"
includes "Using space creatively in Custer and Hermosa" and "Here’s an idea from some Australian public libraries"
includes "Good Stuff @ Your Library", "Freeman and Marion cooperate on book exchange program", and "Gaming is for all ages"
includes "Rapid City Public Library engages total community in National Library Card Sign-Up Month", "Mystery Room offers quiet, adult space", "Read Around the Clock", and "Homemade pies motivate summer readers"
includes "Tea Creates a Community of Readers" and "Douglas Middle School Students Use CARP to Evaluate “Fishy” Info"
Ideas from our fellow librarians across the state.