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  1. thumbnail image for blog post: S.D. Festival of Books receives SDSU Honors College Community Partner Award
    March 21, 2019

    The South Dakota Festival of Books was honored recently by an entity that knows a thing or two about “honor” – the Van D. and Barbara B. Fishback Honors College at South Dakota State University.

  2. thumbnail image for blog post: Texas Elementary School Principal Ensures Students Bedtime Stories by Reading Them on Facebook
    March 16, 2019

    Texas elementary school principal Belinda George has developed a fail-safe tactic for ensuring her students get bedtime stories: she reads to them via Facebook live stream.

  3. thumbnail image for blog post: Roald Dahl Books Replace Happy Meal Toys
    February 25, 2019

    An overseas chain of McDonald’s stores is adding a “scrumdiddlyumptious” element to its famous Happy Meals.

  4. thumbnail image for blog post: SDHC Major Grant Deadline is Feb. 28
    February 8, 2019

    The South Dakota Humanities Council’s major grant recipients represent a variety of entertaining, educational and inspirational humanities projects.

  5. thumbnail image for blog post: Exploring Humanities Disciplines with South Dakota Humanities Council
    February 4, 2019

    From literature and arts to philosophy and linguistics, humanities disciplines cover a variety of subject matter which is explored through South Dakota Humanities Council programming.

  6. thumbnail image for blog post: 2019 One Book South Dakota Arrives
    January 18, 2019

    Ready to start your first book club discussion of the New Year with a novel you can talk about with everyone else in South Dakota?

  7. thumbnail image for blog post: Authors, Stories & Pirates: Students Loved Attending the SD Festival of Books
    January 8, 2019

    The students from St. Joseph’s Indian School who attended this year’s S.D. Festival of Books are all authors in the making.

  8. thumbnail image for blog post: Highlighting a Successful 2018
    January 4, 2019

    In 2018, the South Dakota Humanities Council hosted distinguished humanities experts and helped South Dakotans discuss contemporary issues of vital importance to America’s democracy.

  9. thumbnail image for blog post: South Dakota Humanities Council Awards $34K in Grants
    December 29, 2018

    The South Dakota Humanities Council Board of Directors has awarded more than $33,000 in major grant funding to organizations around the state.

  10. thumbnail image for blog post: 2019 One Book SD, Young Readers One Book Announced
    December 19, 2018

    The South Dakota Humanities Council has revealed its 2019 common read selections for adults and young readers throughout the state.

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