Browsing All Posts published on »September, 2006«

Battle in the Delta

September 23, 2006

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When I read about people like Ronnie Wise, I know why I am more interested in being a librarian than president of the US.  It’s because as a librarian, I can truly make a difference in people’s live’s and I can live with a clean conscience about what I do.    Cleveland, Mississippi Advertisements

Need Help? Here’s Grant Offer from your Favorite Helper!!

September 22, 2006

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 General Mills Sales, Inc. and Hamburger Helper are offering grants of up to $15,000 each month from September 1, 2006 through May 31, 2007. The online application consists of a 250 word description of the grant project. Applicants can request a one time award for a minimum of $500 and a maximum of $15,000 during […]

WHO built the WHITE House??

September 21, 2006

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Half of the workers who built the U.S. Capitol were slaves and the most famous of these was Philip Reid, who supervised the bronze casting of the Statue of Freedom atop the Capitol dome. How Reid achieved in spite of the disappointments of slavery is the theme of “The Biography of Philip Reid: Historical Fiction.” […]

Tool too cool!

September 13, 2006

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Students need help learning how to study or to become successful students?  This site is a portal to numerous tips (which probably only the self motivating student will really appreciate) in just about every language on the planet.

Roll up your sleeves. . .

September 13, 2006

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. . . it’s grant time!

Must see play

September 13, 2006

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I’m not even going to lift the idea from Tayari’s blog about what sounds like a great play.  I’m just going to link you to her post.   My people here in Indianapolis are close enough to drive to Cincinnati to see this…and get a free book!

Bookshelf Grant

September 11, 2006

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The American Library Association (ALA) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) are pleased to announce the newest We the People Bookshelf. This year’s theme is “The Pursuit of Happiness.” U.S. public and school (K-12) libraries are eligible to apply. Part of the NEH’s We the People initiative, this annual collection development grant project […]

Bookshelf Grant

September 9, 2006

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The American Library Association (ALA) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) are pleased to announce the newest We the People Bookshelf. This year’s theme is “The Pursuit of Happiness.” U.S. public and school (K-12) libraries are eligible to apply. Part of the NEH’s We the People initiative, this annual collection development grant project […]

For Classrooms in Need

September 9, 2006

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DonorsChoose is a simple way to provide students in need with resources that our public schools often lack. At this not-for-profit web site, teachers submit project proposals for materials or experiences their students need to learn. These ideas become classroom reality when concerned individuals, whom we call Citizen Philanthropists, choose projects to fund.