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Ring in 2015 with 8 MLA CEs, a Project Plan, and MAR Funding to Make it Happen! MAR invites applications for our next round of funding opportunities, which are due March 13, 2015. Funding is designed to support our network members, as well as to encourage outreach activities aligned...

Dr. Chris Hagar, School of Information, San Jose State University is carrying out a research study entitled: Disaster Preparedness and Response: How Public Libraries Can Partner with Local Agencies to Meet Community Needs. The purpose of this study is to provide insight regarding...

Albright Memorial Library and Lackawanna College sign agreement. ...

Museum to present program at the Lower Providence Community Library. ...

Patrons at the Helen Kate Furness Library participated in a Downton Abbey tea. ...

Public libraries and partners often look to local data to understand community needs and tailor support. The Opportunity Index “is an annual composite measure at the state and county levels of economic, educational, and civic factors that expand opportunities.” Dimensions...

Open Enrollment is Underway Individuals and families who wish to renew or apply for health insurance coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace are encouraged to act now. Key dates and related consumer deadlines have been posted at HealthCare.gov: Be sure to visit the web-guide...

Meet the new State Archivist at the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission: After more than decade as head of the Georgia Division of Archives and History, David Carmicheal switched his career and took a job with the Atlanta Housing Authority. For the next two years, he...

Webinar: Staying Afloat in a Sea of Change This WebJunction webinar will discuss how to survive change and thrive in new environments.  January 15 Learn more and register. ...

Webinar:  Health Happens in Libraries:  Pathways to Guide Health Education at Your Library Learn how libraries can address health information and services, ensure ethics and privacy in patron interactions, maintain health collections and address community health literacy and support...