Nov 27, 2018

A BETTER DEAL THAN BLACK FRIDAY:

The much anticipated Grant Wood AEA Media Giveaway is almost here!

As Grant Wood AEA makes room for newer items to serve students & educators, we give away items that we no longer need, but could still be useful in a classroom or building. Over 3,000 items will be posted on our giveaway link for educators to browse and select up to 50 items per day for two weeks or until all items have found a new home--whichever comes first.

When is this amazing event? Dec. 3 - Dec. 14

Who can participate? All educators in the Grant Wood AEA service area

Included on the list will be

  • Multiple Media Center Collections

Multiple Media Center Collections

Print fiction and nonfiction books for all levels--including professional titles.
DVDs for all age levels and curricular areas



  • Older used Ellison die cut equipment from The Work Center

Older used Ellison die cut equipment from The Work Center


  • Warehouse shelving

Warehouse shelving

  • Mailbox/Sorter units

To claim items:

Go to the link Dec. 3 to view the list and make your selection(s).

Where do I get the link?

An email with the link was sent to building Teacher Librarians. If you did not receive this, please check with that staff member or Ms. Runge (contact information is below).

Please note

  • Give away items will be sent via Grant Wood AEA van mail by Jan. 31, 2019.
  • Ellison, shelving and sorting units must be picked up by 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 21, please contact Hope Runge to schedule an appointment.

For questions, contact Hope Runge at 319-399-6435 or 800-798-9771, ext. 6435 or e-mail hrunge@gwaea.org