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The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) offers a list of “great literacy websites for parents and kids.” Their Literacy for Life page has additional resources.  Consider following PDE on Facebook!   ...

Shu Qiu

This is part of a series of Session Notes from grantees who have received Professional Development grants from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries. Each grantee will share their professional development experience and include tips and other resources from the workshop or class....

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    If you missed any WebJunction webinars, the archives of these sessions can be found in the WebJunction Course Catalog!   Here are the titles and links to the descriptions on WebJunction (scroll down each page to access recording link and handouts): Civility...

The Northeast, Wilkes-Barre and Pottsville Library Districts are proud to offer Building Stronger Communities: Libraries as a Force for Change on Thursday, August 24th from 9:30AM-3:OOPM (Registration 9-9:30) at the Holiday Inn Wilkes-Barre – East Mountain. Registration is $5...

The Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation is offering grants to nonprofit organizations and local municipalities.  The foundation’s Community Partners Grant Program funds building renovations and upgrades, grounds improvements, technology upgrades and safety improvements....

Check out all the grant opportunities listed in the Center for Rural Pennsylvania newsletter’s ‘Resources’ section. ...

Shannon Conner

This is part of a series of Session Notes from grantees who have received Professional Development grants from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries. Each grantee will share their professional development experience and include tips and other resources from the workshop or class....

Pokemon Go is coming to five Philadelphia libraries.  Read about this Free Library of Philadelphia initiative . ...

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  Your library’s new e-resource links are now available.  For more information and to obtain the links for your library, please see Frequently Asked Questions Regarding E-Resource Access Changes and Enhancements for POWER Library.   We encourage all public libraries...

PA Forward Star Library Program continuing to help libraries meet needs of local communities Mechanicsburg, PA (July 10, 2017) – A program conceived to enhance staff training and support libraries in their efforts to provide patrons with opportunities that yield investments in...