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Brian Dawson

  By Brian K. Dawson Day two started with great energy and it continued throughout the day… David Pescovitz, co-editor of Boing Boing and Research Director for  Institute for the Future, kicked off the day by considering the intersection of science, art and magic. His premise...

Hasbro will award BE FEARLESS BE KIND Grants of $500, $1,000, or $2,000 to nonprofit organizations and K-12 schools (public, private, and independent) in the United States. Grants will support youth-led community projects.  The deadline is October 31.  Learn more about the grants and...

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Lend mobile hotspots to your patrons and give them unlimited access to the Internet in their home, on the soccer field or on vacation! Mobile Beacon hotspots are available to nonprofits through the TechSoup donation program.  Each hotspot is available for $18 and requires...

Please share this PA Senate message and contest flier with the teens in your library: Sponsored by the Senate of Pennsylvania with support from the members of the Drug and Alcohol Providers organization of Pennsylvania Drug addiction had taken hold in every corner of our state,...

It’s time to fall into learning! All library staff in Pennsylvania have access to FREE learning through our subscription to Skillsoft. There are over 500 online courses, 30,000 short instructional videos (2 – 8 minutes) and job aids on a wide range of technology and business...

Robert F. Lambert, President, York County Libraries

  By Robert F. Lambert We know that the opioid crisis is an endemic throughout our nation and in York County. We know that opioid pain pills are gateways to heroin. We know that addiction is an insidious disease that, left unchecked by treatment and one-on-one nurturing,...

Brian Dawson

  by Brian K. Dawson I have to start by thanking Mary Chute and the staff of the New Jersey State Library  for hosting the Futures Conference.  Peggy Cadigan and Betsy Beavers, both of the NJSL, were driving forces behind the event.  Additional support was provided by the...

On August 18, 2017 library directors and their staff from the Central Pa, Johnstown, and Altoona Districts joined presenters Marisa Vicere (Jana Marie Foundation) and Heather Moran (Peer Star, LLC) at the Blair County Convention Center in Altoona for a Mental Health 101 for Library...

Learn about #Giving Tuesday and best practices in this Nonprofit Tech for Good article. Giving Tuesday is November 28.   ...

Registration is open for the 2017 annual Library Journal Directors’ Summit, November 2-3 at the Philadelphia Free Library – Parkway Central Library.  Registration is Free. Register deadline is October 14.  Learn more.   ...