FARM AID will provide grants of $3,000 to $10,000 to organizations that work to maintain a family farm system of agriculture and that promote solutions to the challenges facing rural communities. Letters of inquiry are due by June 1, 2013. Grant application guidelines are available on the Farm Aid website here.
ANNIE’S GRANTS FOR GARDENS offers funding to K-12 school gardens nationwide that connect children directly to real food. Two types of grants are provided. “Getting Started: Funds for Your New Program” offers grants of $500 to start brand-new school garden programs. “Digging Deeper: Funds for Your Existing Program” offers grants of $1,500 to enhance current school garden programs. Deadline: 5/31/2013. Visit the website here to learn more about the program.
Green Mountain Power and Vermont Magazine are excited to announce a new partnership that will continue to honor the literary legacy of Ralph Nading Hill, Jr. through the Vermont Writers’ Prize. The focus of the entry must be: Vermont–its People, the Place, its History or its Values. It can be an essay, short story, play or poem that is 1,500 words or less. The winner will receive a $1,500 prize as well as the honor of having their piece published in Vermont Magazine. Entries should be sent to Vermont Writers’ Prize, c/o Green Mountain Power, 163 Acorn Lane, Colchester, VT 05466. Visit greenmountainpower.com and vermont magazine.com or call (802) 655-8410 for more information. Entries are due by November 1, 2013.
http://families.naeyc.org/ – has some nice resources for families with young children.
KidsHealth.org This site has WORD! A Glossary of Medical Terms www.kidshealth.org/kid/word
The Nemours Foundation sponsors this site for parents, kids, and teens.
Kids talking about books on a list that kids annually choose a winner!
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Please make reading suggestions,
we would rather purchase books tailored for local needs. Books can be reserved and renewed in our online catalog from home, or call us. Your ID number is your whole library card number. Your pin number is the last four digits of your library card number. It will not work if you have overdue items. If you need help, let us know.
Cobleigh brings you Downloadable audio books from Overdrive! You can access all of their content with just your library card from the comfort of your home.
Check out the new ebooks!
The University of Vermont is sponsoring a Landscape Change Program, which brings historic images of Vermont to the World through our website. They want to learn what kind of impact the Interstate has had on their lives. Click here to view the pictures.