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Nominations Now Being Accepted for Indiana Authors Awards
Is there an emerging, regional or national author whose work you feel is deserving of recognition? If so, The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation is seeking your nominations for the sixth-annual Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award through Friday, March 21, 2014.
Any published writer who was born in Indiana or who has lived in Indiana for at least five consecutive years is eligible for nomination. A nine-member, statewide award panel will select winners in three categories from the publicly nominated authors:
In addition to a cash prize, each author’s Indiana hometown public library will receive a grant of $2,500 from the Library Foundation. The nomination process is quick, easy and free of charge. Authors previously nominated in the past five years will be considered again for the 2014 Award.
On October 25, 2014, the Library Foundation will honor the winning authors at an Awards Dinner at the Central Library in downtown Indianapolis. This date will also feature free public programs and workshops featuring notable Hoosier authors throughout the day. More information about this event, the nomination process, and other program activities and resources is available at indianaauthorsaward.org.
Register & Plan for Teen Tech Week Coming March 9-15
The time has come "DIY @ your library!" Registration for Teen Tech Week™, the Young Adult Library Services Association’s (YALSA) annual celebration of digital literacy and technology is now open.
During Teen Tech Week (March 9-15, 2014) demonstrate the value your library gives to the community by offering teens a space to extend learning beyond the classroom where they can explore, create and share content. Libraries can leverage the do-it-yourself theme to show how you connect in meaningful ways with the teens in your community.
Visit the Teen Tech Week website to register or for more information, including promotional materials andprogramming ideas. Also, help get the word out about this event with the hashtag #TTW14.
Teen Tech Week is a national initiative sponsored by the Young Adult Library Services Association and is aimed at teens, their parents, educators and other concerned adults. The purpose of the initiative is to ensure that teens gain the digital literacy skills they need—with the help of libraries—in order to be successful in school and prepared to participate in a 21st century workforce.
Library Lovers' Month is a month-long celebration of school, public, and private libraries of all types. This is a time for everyone, especially library support groups, to recognize the value of libraries and to work to assure that the Nation's libraries will continue to serve.
Click here to learn ways to host Library Lovers' Month events at your library.
LSTA Grant Applications Being Accepted Until March 14
The application process is now open for the 2014 LSTA grant program. Technology Grant, Digitization Grant and ongoing grant opportunities are available for Indiana libraries, and historical and cultural organizations.
If you have questions about your eligibility, a grant application requirement, or anything else concerning 2014 LSTA grant opportunities, please contact the Library Development Office at LDO@library.in.gov or (800) 451-6028. Visit the LSTA homepage to learn more how LSTA grants support Indiana libraries.
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