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Library Safety & Security:  The Black Belt Librarian Workshop Presenter Warren Graham will talk about the elements of real world security plan on September 22 in Grove City and September 23 in Butler Register by September 7   Learn more ...

The Library of Congress is hosting a symposium”Collections as Data: Stewardship and Use Models to Enhance Access”  on Tuesday , Sept. 27 in the Coolidge Auditorium on the first floor of the Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First Street, S.E., in Washington, D.C. The event...

Consider the following two FREE WebJunction Webinars If you can’t attend a live session, all WebJunction webinars are recorded and available for free in the course catalog. Support Small Business Development at Your Library Thursday, September 15, 2016 ♦ 3 pm Eastern  ♦...

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  Want to learn how to get Friends? Contact PCBL for advice, speakers and more!  Check out the PCBL Facebook page! Attend the PCBL Institute on October 8 and learn more! United for Libraries offers additional resources! ...

Pennsylvania Citizens for Better Libraries is proud to announce the upcoming 2016 Friends Institute. The Institute will be held Saturday, October 8, 2016, at the Holiday Inn in Grantville, PA.  This is the third Friends Institute and is an opportunity to network with other Friends...

  WebJunction Experience: Self-paced Courses! We frequently hear from library staff that lack of time or funds to attend in-person training is a large barrier to learning. We know how energizing face-to-face training can be, and we also know that busy schedules and tight budgets...

Below are some great National Institute of Health, National Library of Medicine and National Network Library of Medicine training opportunities for you to take advantage of in the coming weeks.  These are open to everyone, so feel free to share widely! K-12 Outreach Projects –...

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PaLAunchPod! The Pennsylvania Library Association  is pleased to announce the start of PaLAunchPod, a series of podcasts featuring Pennsylvania Librarians doing what they do best…being awesome! Do you know of someone in a Pennsylvania library who is doing fantastic things...

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By: Susan Sentz Looking for something different to hold at your library? Why not make it a club? Book clubs are a great program for your library to get patrons coming back each month; so it’s time to capitalize on this by creating other clubs for patrons to keep them coming back...

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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....