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Read about the Bucks County Free Library and the Bensalem, Levittown Libraries offering FREE food to children!  The community is liking and sharing the information about the summer food program on the library’s Facebook pages too–over 100 ‘likes’ and over...

Glenn R. Miller

  The Office of Commonwealth Libraries has established a website that supports the Turning Outward initiative. From it, you can: Obtain an overview View a webinar recording that describes what you would learn at the Public Innovators Lab. Learn More about the Turning Outward...

Karey Killian is the recipient of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE ) Librarians Network Primary Award! Killian, the elementary librarian in the Milton Area School District,  was selected from among librarians around the world.   Here’s the link...

Submitted by Melissa Rowse, MLS Library Director Degenstein Community Library Why?  Why? Why  is it so hard to stay connected?  You would think with social media, email, and text messaging that we would have these large professional networks.  Unfortunately, if you are...

Learn about and enter Library Journal’s Marketer of the Year award! ...

Grants are available from the National Endowment for the Humanities for public humanities projects that bring the ideas and insights of the humanities to life for general audiences. The deadline is August 9, 2017 for projects beginning April 2018. NEH encourages projects that involve...

I Love My Librarian Award is open! The deadline is September 18. Get promotional materials and learn more!     ...

Trustee Training

Trustees are invited to attend this 2 part workshop at the James V Brown Library, Lowry Room, in Williamsport: Community Engagement on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 10:30AM to 3:30PM Strategic Planning on Thursday July 13, 10:30AM to 3:30 PM. Register for one or both workshops! Learn: how...

Trustee Training in SW PA

What values does your library building convey? What is the board’s annual agenda of work? Will Alexa take over the reference desk? These were some of the questions posed to the 56 library trustees and directors who attended the SWPA Region Trustee Training on April 29th in Greentree....

USAC is offering live E-rate training  webinars. Learn more and register for these webinars:   June 20:      How to File FCC Form 486       July 18:     How to File FCC Form 470 August 15:     E-rate Training for Beginners     ...