You are here
This month EDSITEment is chock full of new lessons and resources marking significant events and celebrations within the May calendar, including Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, Jewish American Heritage Month, the Mexican Revolution, and the fiftieth anniversary of the Freedom Riders.
Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month
Planning interesting innovative programs on a limited budget is a daunting task, but with a dose of enthusiasm and a dab of ingenuity, it’s easier than you’d think. The following storyabout how our tiny library was able to host New York Times best-selling author Elizabeth Berg illustrates some of the major elements to keep in mind when planning programming on a shoestring budget.
Learn to prepare and present a budget in a grant proposal. This session, geared to the novice grantseeker, will cover such topics as:
• What is included under the “personnel” section and how to calculate it?
• What level of detail do you need to include for non-personnel expenses?
• How do you determine reasonable costs?
• What types of expenses are considered “overhead”?
Library Snapshot Day is an initiative that provides library staff with a simple means to show the value of the library by capturing what happens in a single day in all types of libraries. Attendees will learn more about how ALA will be gathering statistics from around the country in order to compile a national “snapshot” for 2012. The webinar will focus on two snapshot days, Washington Library Snapshot Day and Snapshot Day: A Day in the Life of Ohio Libraries that occurred earlier this year.