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Find professional development opportunities in October by topic or date at WebJunction. Also check out upcoming WebJunction webinars and  WebJunction’s course catalog.   All WebJunction courses and webinars are FREE and count towards CE requirements. Pennsylvania...

Medicare offers more health coverage choices and decreased premiums in 2018 Medicare Advantage premiums decrease, choices increase, while enrollment hits an at all-time high Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that people with Medicare will have...

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM/MAR), is accepting funding applications to support the access and use of high quality health information in Delaware, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. Available awards are:  exhibitor awards,...

Stephen Sarazin, 2017 Chair of the Technical Services Round Table of the Pennsylvania Library Association, interviewed Maryam Phillips, HSLC Executive Director.  Watch the video!  It is a playlist of 4. Additional videos will be coming from the Tech Services Round Table! Sarazin...

Register (FREE) for the third and final Library 2.017 mini-conferences of the year. “Makerspaces” will be held online on Wednesday, October 11th, from 3:00pm-6:00pm EST. You can attend the mini-conference live or you can watch the recordings at any time afterwards....

The CMS Office of Minority Health will host a partner webinar to provide information and resources that From Coverage to Care (C2C) partners can use to help consumers understand their health care coverage and plan for the costs associated with it.   Date:             ...

Amy Riegner is the new director at Monongahela Area Library.  Read more in the Mon Valley Independent (full article requires sign-up for free subscription). ...

WebJunction’s Course Catalog is Always Available WebJunction’s free, online course catalog has 50 self-paced, online courses on library topics, as well as over 185 curated webinar recordings ready and available when you are. Explore the catalog today! Highlighted Content These...

Opioid panel

  Submitted by Nathaniel A. Thomas, MLS, Head of Reference, Reading Public Library On Sept. 18, 2017, the Reading Public Library hosted an interactive panel discussion around the opioid epidemic. In a roomful of more 40 people, state officials, advocates, emergency management...

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On a late summer Saturday, (August 12), over 40 trustees and library directors from the Reading, Allentown, Bethlehem and Lebanon District Centers joined attorney David Spitko at the beautiful new Doubletree Hotel in Reading Pa. for a day-long workshop on employment law. Since...