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Tuesday, November 4th

  1. WLA Conference
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Thursday, November 13th

  1. Director's Council Mtg 9:30-12
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Tuesday, November 25th

  1. MWFLS Board Mtg 6pm
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Thursday, November 27th

  1. MWFLS Closed
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Wednesday, December 3rd

  1. Book 'Em: find it, read it, talk about it Wkshp
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    • Two part workshop first session, 9am-12pm, lunch break, second session 1pm-4pm
      Morning presenter: Jessica Moyer PhD, Assistant Professor at UW-Milwaukee School of Information Studies.
      Afternoon presenter: Brett Rowling, Jacki Potratz and Kristina Gomez, all librarians from Milwaukee Public Library.

Friday, December 12th

  1. Reimbursement Request Due
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Grant & funding sources to check out...

www.libraryspot.com/features/grantsfeature.htm

This is a great place to start. The LibrarySpot website’s page has links to several organizations that provide assistance for locating funders and grant writing.

www.fdncenter.org/

The Foundation Center; includes online proposal writing guide, sample grant application forms, electronic newsletters, and searchable index of foundations.

www.ed.gov/

US Department of Education; primarily educational resources, includes some grant opportunities for libraries.

www.imls.gov/grants/index.htm

The Institute of Museum and Library Services; offers grants to libraries, and for museum-library collaborative projects.

www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/grants/locate.htm

A site of links for locating grants from Packard Bell.

www.dpi.state.wi.us/dpi/dlcl/pld/lsta.html

The state of Wisconsin’s site for LSTA grants; information on categories, abstracts of current and previous grants.

www.neh.fed.us/grants/grants.html

The National Endowment for the Humanities; information on grant opportunities, also links to state humanities agencies.

www.ala.org/alsc/awards.html

Wisconsin Humanities Council; links to their grant programs, Speaker’s Bureau, and other available resources for libraries.

www.ala.org/work/awards/grtscidx.html

ALA’s index to grants and scholarships.

www.grants.library.wisc.edu/

Grants Information Center; a grants and funding collection located at Memorial Library at UW-Madison.

www.marquette.edu/library/fic/hours.htm

Funding Information Center; grants and funding collection located at Marquette University in Milwaukee.

www.ala.org/alsc/awards.html

The Association for Library Service to Children, a unit of ALA; grants specifically for children’s librarians.