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.
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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 any single month. For more information visit Hamburger Helper Hometown Helper’s site!
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.”
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My people here in Indianapolis are close enough to drive to Cincinnati to see this…and get a free book!
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 will award sets of 15 classic books for young readers to 2,000 libraries across the country. Selected libraries will also receive 4 of the Bookshelf titles in Spanish, a CD, and programming resources. Libraries interested in receiving the collection are required to develop and host a program to introduce the collection and its theme to students and/or patrons.
The list of “Pursuit of Happiness” titles is posted at www.ala.org/wethepeople. Guidelines and applications will be available online at www.wethepeople.gov or via www.ala.org/wethepeople from September 19, 2006 through January 31, 2007. If you have questions, please contact the Public Programs Office at 800/545-2433, ext. 5045 or firstname.lastname@example.org.