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Information Today shares Ebooks in 2015: Trends and Forecasts, Part 1 ...

Learn more about the Computers in Libraries 2015 conference, which will be held in DC April 27-29. ...

Entires for the Webby Awards will be accepted until January 30th. The Webby awards honor: Websites, Online Film & Video, Advertising & Media, Mobile Sites & Apps, Social Media.  Learn more. ...

The application deadline for the Scholastic Library Publishing National Library Week Grant has been extended to Monday, Jan. 26. The library that develops the best public awareness campaign using the National Library Week theme will be awarded $3,000 to promote its library and library...

The fourth annual Big Talk Conference will be February 27. This free one-day online conference is aimed at librarians from small libraries; the smaller the better. Each of outhe speakers will be from a small library or directly works with small libraries. Topics will range from...

Don’t delay: Enroll by the January 15 deadline This is too important to put off. If you don’t enroll in a health insurance plan before the end of open enrollment, you won’t have coverage for 2015. The sooner you enroll, the sooner you’ll begin receiving coverage.     It’s...

WHEN:  Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 1:30 PM ET WHO CAN PARTICIPATE:  The Disaster Information Specialist monthly meeting is open to everyone – please spread the word and invite others in your organizations, send to your email lists, and post to your social media accounts. TOPIC:...

Pennsylvania Humanities Council (PHC) is pleased to announce that Teen Reading Lounge (TRL) will launch this January in Southeastern Pennsylvania. Thirteen libraries in the five-county region will host the program through spring 2015. Participating libraries are: Free Library...

On or about Friday, January 16, 2015, the 2014-15 payment of state aid to public libraries will be distributed electronically.  Act 1A, which was signed by the Governor on July 10, 2014, determined the amount of state aid each library will receive will be the same as the amount...

Pittston Memorial Library helps patrons discover unclaimed property. ...