>Free Art Books Available

> The Distribution to Underserved Communities Library Program (DUC) distributes books on contemporary art and culture free of charge (free shipping, too!) to rural and inner-city libraries, schools and alternative reading centers nationwide. The DUC offers books, educational guides, posters, videos, CDs, DVDs and interactive materials about contemporary art, architecture, art history and cultural issues […]

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>Free Access to Preschool Time Online

> Disney is offering free subscriptions of Preschool Time Online (http://www.preschooltime.com/library) to libraries. Every two weeks, the service offers new games and activities that help teach skills in areas such as letter and number recognition, shape and color identification, centered around stories with themes. They focus on eight skill areas, including reading readiness, thinking skills, […]

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>House Passes Bill Restricting Use of Social Networking Sites in Libraries

> Schools and libraries that rely on e-rate funding would be required to prohibit minors from using chat rooms and social-networking sites like MySpace under legislation passed July 26 by the House of Representatives. Read the full article here.

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>Grant Opportunity

> The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation offers minigrants of $350 to school and public libraries that encourage literacy and creativity in children. Programs relating to the work of Ezra Jack Keats are welcome, but not required. Applications are only available online at http://www.ezra-jack-keats.org/programs/minigrants.htm; they will not be mailed or emailed. The application deadline is September […]

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