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Janet Eldred, Director, Hollidaysburg Area Public Library

This is part of a series of Session Notes from grantees who have received Professional Development grants. Each grantee will share their professional development experience and include tips and other resources from the workshop or class.  Grantees had their choice of an article...

Join expert teacher trainers on Saturday, July 9, who will  share tips and tricks for maximizing classroom use of the latest tools from Google. Click here to learn more and register ...

Three Pennsylvania organizations were winners in the Knight Foundation’s 2016 Knight News Challenge on Libraries. Pennsylvania winners include The Free Library of Philadelphia, Temple University and Philly CAM.  Read the Knight Foundation blog to learn more about each project. Each...

Youth Service America (YSA) is now accepting applications for the 2017 Global Youth Service Day Lead Agency Program!  YSA offers organizations the funding, official designation, capacity-building training, and ongoing consultancy to lead high-impact, high-visibility youth service...

The Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) has released “The People’s Incubator: Libraries Propel Entrepreneurship” (.pdf), a 21-page white paper that describes libraries’ importance in the innovation economy and urges decision makers to work more closely...

As a result of EBSCO discontinuing the Searchasaurus and Kids Search interfaces on July 1, those interfaces will no longer be available in POWER Library.  While these interfaces were replaced in June 2015 by Explora, EBSCO’s new interfaces, EBSCO allowed the Searchasaurus and...

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  The Bethlehem Area Public Library will be a bike sharing location. Read about the program in this LehighValleyLive.com article. ...

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The 2016 PA Forward Information Literacy Summit Planning Committee has announced that registration for the July 21, 2016 Summit – “Library Services by Design: Supporting Future Forward Workplace Competencies” – is now open at http://bit.ly/PAFILS2016. You do not need to...

Amy Snyder

by Amy Snyder Below is the sixth article in our series highlighting PA Forward’s partners. Read on to find out more about our partner, their involvement in financial literacy, and how we can work with them to promote financial literacy.   Our Partner: Pennsylvania Credit Union...

Arlene Caruso

This is part of a series of Session Notes from grantees who have received Professional Development grants. Each grantee will share their professional development experience and include tips and other resources from the workshop or class.  Grantees had their choice of an article...