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Jasmine Woodson

By Jasmine Woodson Much of what we talk about when we discuss the literacies in PA Forward concerns how we can foster those competencies in our patrons. We rarely discuss, though, how each of the five literacies — information, health, financial, civic, and basic — furthers...

Nicole Husbands

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....

The Schlow Centre Region Library will celebrate its 60th anniversary this year!  Read more. ...

Lisa Underwood

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....

Save the Date for the 5th Annual PA Forward Information Literacy Summit:  July 19, 2017 Located at the Penn State University Libraries in State College, PA The PA Forward Information Literacy Summit is back for 2017!  This summit will focus around libraries and maker culture,...

volunteers

  Looking for Volunteers? Register for FREE at the following organizations: All for Good, Idealist and Volunteer Match. Some also offer webinars.  Take a look at Volunteer Match’s webinars on volunteer recruitment and management.   ...

If you are a librarian in the NNLM Middle Atlantic Region which includes Delaware, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania and you are accepted into the Data Science and Visualization Institute for Librarians being held April 24-28, 2017 at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library, North Carolina...

Note: NEW class registration system requires obtaining an NNLM account prior to registration. Learn how to register for classes from the NTO New Roads to Follow: Supporting and Advocating for Data Visualization in the Library – Sponsored by MAR / January 17, 2017 1-2pm ET Join...

Attend a FREE webinar on January 19 with TechSoup! Hear from providers of technology support for nonprofits and public libraries, volunteer organizers of NetSquared and Tech4Good communities, and learn about resources to cultivate and tap into tech expertise in your area! Learn...

The East Berlin Community Library will receive the Baker & Taylor Audio Music/Video Product Award in support of a project named “TeleText,” a combination of television and text. The library’s goal is to create a subtitled video collection for children. This specific collection...