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

Susan Sentz

By: Susan Sentz One of my favorite parts of being a librarian is being able to connect with others over a shared interest. This can be through discussion about a new book, movie or my favorite topic Harry Potter.  The purpose of Harry Potter Book Night is to pass the magic of...

Summer Food Program

The Pennsylvania Department of Education encourages organizations to help provide nutritious meals to children in low-income areas during the summer months through the department’s Summer Food Service Program. The Summer Food Service Program, which began in 1976, is a federally...

Community Engagement

ALA is offering FREE training sessions, presentations and online learning sessions for your library to learn how it can facilitate important conversations and lead change in your community. Series 1: For libraries serving large and/or urban communities (World Cafe, Everyday Democracy)...

Lori Friedgen-Veitch

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

Variety is the spice of life… –William Cowper. Check out the many flavors of programming at the Northland Public Library! Anxiety and Its Impact On the Family Thursday, February 2, 7 p.m. How the Great Depression Built North Park Thursday, February 23, 7 p.m. Digital...

The National Institutes of Health has announced a new opportunity for organizations interested in helping engage volunteers in the All of Us Research Program, part of the . This funding opportunity, open to national and regional organizations, as well as local community groups,...

Save the Date! PA Forward Financial Literacy Summit Spring 2017 May 17, 2017 Penn State Altoona, Altoona, PA   The PA Forward Financial Literacy Team and the Juniata Conemaugh Chapter of the Pennsylvania Library Association invite you to the PA Forward Financial Literacy Summit....

Three awards totaling $250,000 are being offered by the Library of Congress Literacy Awards program. Applications are due no later than March 31 at midnight EST. If you are part of an organization doing exemplary work in literacy or know of an organization that deserves recognition,...

Bethlehem Township wants to know what its community thinks about funding the Bethlehem Area Public Library.  Read this Morning Call article. ...