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Register for the FREE PLA and Anythink webinar on achieving organizational goals. Outside the Lines: Libraries Reintroduced is an initiative designed to show the importance of libraries to their communities. Learn more and register! ...

Check out Unfolding History at Your Library on WebJunction.  This nationwide project from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) in Washington, DC, is excavating the evidence for what was possible for Americans to have known about the Holocaust as it was happening...

WebJunction featured Expanding Opportunities for Incarcerated Parents and Their Families at the Free Library of Philadelphia.   The library recently released a FREE toolkit in an effort to collaborate with their peers, share what was learned in building a prison services program,...

Erie Times editorial praises Erie County Public Library Executive Director, Mary Rennie, who is retiring in June. Read more about Rennie and the $1 million in renovations at the library.   ...

Rethinking How Social Media Connects Communities and Libraries Tuesday, May 30, 9 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. Although social media tools are a ubiquitous part of our communications landscape, they often are seen as driving forces rather than the tools they can so effectively be. This daylong...

Chambersburg, PA:  Grove Family Library will celebrate May as “Salute to the Military”.  The library is looking for those who have served, or are currently serving, and would be willing to share some of their experiences.  The library also is planning an Honor/Memorial Wall...

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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....

Deputy Secretary Glenn Miller joined Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller in promoting financial literacy.  Read more in the York Dispatch.   ...

The Darby Free Library, Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library and the Monroeville Public Library have been selected to receive resources, training and support through NASA@ My Library, a STEM education initiative.  Read more.   ...

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