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The Library 2.017 Makerspaces mini-conference recordings have been posted Included are Ben Rearick’s Proposal for a Theoretical Framework for Small & Rural Libraries Supporting Entrepreneurs, Alisha Wilson and Nancy Stetzinger’s Keeping It Fresh: How to Create...

Public library workers are invited to apply for a $500 stipend to attend “Stand Up for Health: Health and Wellness Services for Your Community,” a preconference workshop held at the Public Library Association (PLA) 2018 Conference in Philadelphia. The conference will...

Karen Hilbert

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....

Alexis Rittenberger

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....

Kathleen VanGleson

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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The 2016 PA Forward Information Literacy Summit Planning Committee has announced that registration for the July 21, 2016 Summit – “Library Services by Design: Supporting Future Forward Workplace Competencies” – is now open at http://bit.ly/PAFILS2016. You do not need to...

The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), has released a revised edition of its Competencies for Librarians Serving Children in Public Libraries. ...

This FREE two-hour webinar will help directors and managers learn how to get started with a formal competency plan. Penny Talbert, Director of the Ephrata Public Library, will explain the benefits of a formal competency plan and provide resources to get your program underway. Date:...

Maura Marx, Acting Director, says that IMLS is ” less focused than in the past on supporting specific types of learning or learning spaces. Instead, we aim to build on past initiatives to help libraries and the profession best evaluate and support their communities’ specific...

FREE Basic Computer Skills Workshops are being offered! These in-person workshops are for front line staff and those who manage them! Penny Talbert, Executive Director of the Ephrata Public Library, will present the workshops. Attendees will leave the workshop with a virtual toolkit...