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The 2016 American Community Survey is released.  it includes tables on Internet and computer access in addition to healthcare access and other demographics.  Learn more from the Pennsylvania State Data Center site.   ...

October 2 is the deadline to apply for the Gilbert Caregiving Legacy Awards. One award of $20,000 will be given in each of the following three categories: Creative Expression Diverse/Multicultural Communities Policy and Advocacy Learn more! ...

Find grants, such as those below, in each issue of Rural Perspectives, a newsletter from the Center for Rural Pennsylvania! Ford Family Foundation for Youth Development and Education Grants Ford Good Neighbor grants Grants to promote business and community development, education...

The Lowe’s Toolbox for Education Program provides grants for school improvement projects. The priority for the 2017 grant cycle is basic needs of students.  The application deadline is November 29 or once 1,500 applications are received. Learn more at Toolbox for Education website. ...

Focus on Education is a monthly program focusing on education issues in Pennsylvania.  It airs the second Sunday of each month at 3:00 p.m. EST on Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN).  The same show is offered several times throughout the same month.  You may also access past recorded...

Anita Ditz, head of children’s services at Schlow Centre Region Library, is retiring after 34 years.  Read the Daily Collegian article and consider joining in celebrating her retirement on September 23, 1-3:30pm at Schlow.  RSVPs recommended but walk-ins are OK!  Donations...

Beyond Books: Public Libraries Address the Social Determinants of Health – Breezing Along with the RML from NNLM MCR September 20, 2017 9am PT/10am MT/11am CT/12pm ET Login information Join Anna Morgan from the Healthy Library Initiative as she discusses public libraries,...

Find professional development opportunities in September 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...

The National Endowment for the Humanities is offering Dialogues on the Experience of War program grants of up to $100,000 that will support the convening of at least two discussion programs for no fewer than fifteen participants; and the creation of a preparatory program to recruit...

Access PA/POWER Library Fall Training Spaces are still available for the live 2017 Fall Training sessions for the Access PA Catalog and ILL System and the POWER Library E-Resources. There are 11 sessions scheduled across the state.  The deadline for registering is one week before...