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Check out the Wallace Foundation’s initiatives.  The After School, Summer and Expanded Learning and Arts Education would be of particular interest to public libraries. The Foundation also provides grants, but ususally identifies selected grantees.  You may still email them....

IMLS released the report for the Public Libraries in the United States Survey: Fiscal Year 2012, an analysis of the annual data collection of U.S. public library statistics.  The survey report provides analysis of 13 key indicators of library investments and library use, and profiles...

Submitted by  Lewis Maurer PaILS Executive Director January 26, 2015 SPARK Migrations Booked for 2015 – Queueing 2016 Migrations Tamaqua Public Library, Shamokin and Coal Township Public Library & Schuylkill Haven Free Public Library signed PaILS membership agreements in...

Check out copyright resources provided by EFF and Copyright Week. ...

Read about the various World of Children awards.  Notice especially the Education Awards with six awards of a minimum each of $50,000. ...

This award honors outstanding library public relations initiatives. Eight awards of $10,000 are granted. Entries may be submitted by any library, library friends group, consulting agency, or service provider, excluding libraries represented by  prize committee members.  The deadline...

Learn about the John W. Gardner Leadership Award.  It is open to those whose “leadership in or related to the nonprofit community has been transformative and who has mobilized and unified people, institutions, or causes that improve people’s lives.”  Read about...

Computers in Libraries will be held in DC from April 27-29, 2015. ...

This FREE course runs from February 9, 2015 through April 5, 2015 The course will introduce you to the concepts of human-centered design and will: Equip you with the mindsets and methods of human-centered design so that you can be more intentional about facing and solving your...

The National Network Library of Medicine Mid-Atlantic Region shares the following: NLM Resource Update: LiverTox The National Library of Medicine (NLM) LiverTox resource is a free website providing up-to-date, comprehensive and unbiased information about drug-induced liver injury...