Advocate for Libraries

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Advocating for the School Library

Thursday, December 3 at 2:00pm

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Learn how to recalibrate and rebrand your school library program so that it supports important district-level priorities such as equity, curriculum and instruction, college and career readiness, and universal design for learning. A Zoom link will be sent to registered participants via email prior to workshop

Presenter Bio

Jonathan Hunt is the Vice President of Professional Development for the California School Library Association, an occasional School Library Journal contributor and a children’s literature expert–having judged the Newbery Medal, Caldecott Medal, Printz Award, LA Times Book Prize, and Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, and many others.

UELMA – Works November

New Grants

Who needs some money?! Check out this list of YALSA grants. Many are due by 12/1.

http://www.ala.org/yalsa/awardsandgrants/yalsaawardsgrants

One more.

“Apply for the  Libraries Transforming Communities: Focus on Small and Rural Libraries grant by Dec. 2 for a chance to receive $3,000, specifically for small and rural libraries.  

But wait – there is even more!

“$1,000 Grant available for creative and innovative librarians. Click on this link for more information: Joann Sweetland Lum Memorial Grant.  Click on this link for the grant application: Joann Sweetland Lum Memorial Grant Application.

Application and Timeline

Submit an online application by December 1 of each year.
December 1 – Online applications due 11:59 pm
December/January – Applications reviewed by committee 
February 1 – Grant recipient announced; other applicants notified.
February 15 – Grant funds distributed to grant recipient
March – November — Grant implemented
November — Grant recipient submits final report/video to YALSA”

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