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Date: August 18, 2017 Time: Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Workshop begins at 9:00 a.m. and continues until 12:00 p.m. Location: Blair County Convention Center, Altoona Title: Mental Health 101 for Library Staff Presenters: Marisa Vicere (Jana Marie Foundation) and Heather Moran...

The National Network Library of Medicine offers webinars of interest to librarians, such as Memory Cafes and Libraries: the Perfect Fit, which will be held on August 22.   Find some more! ...

IMLS Accepting Applications for National Leadership and Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Grants Webinar on July 25 to help applicants submit by September 1 deadline Washington, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services announced the guidelines for the first round...

Is your community planning an event for National Night Out on August 1?  Find out how the library can participate by contacting your local municipality.  Learn more about this annual campaign that promotes police-community partnerships.     ...

The Lois Lenski Covey Foundation provides grants for literacy programs and books for bookmobiles.  Learn more! ...

The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) offers a list of “great literacy websites for parents and kids.” Their Literacy for Life page has additional resources.  Consider following PDE on Facebook!   ...

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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....

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    If you missed any WebJunction webinars, the archives of these sessions can be found in the WebJunction Course Catalog!   Here are the titles and links to the descriptions on WebJunction (scroll down each page to access recording link and handouts): Civility...

The Northeast, Wilkes-Barre and Pottsville Library Districts are proud to offer Building Stronger Communities: Libraries as a Force for Change on Thursday, August 24th from 9:30AM-3:OOPM (Registration 9-9:30) at the Holiday Inn Wilkes-Barre – East Mountain. Registration is $5...

The Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation is offering grants to nonprofit organizations and local municipalities.  The foundation’s Community Partners Grant Program funds building renovations and upgrades, grounds improvements, technology upgrades and safety improvements....