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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...

Find professional development opportunities in October 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...

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...

Find professional development opportunities in August 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...

Date: August 18, 2017 Time: Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Workshop begins at 9:00 a.m. and continues until 12:00 p.m. Location: Blair County Convention Center, Altoona Title: Mental Health 101 for Library Staff Presenters: Marisa Vicere (Jana Marie Foundation) and Heather Moran...

IMLS Accepting Applications for National Leadership and Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Grants Webinar on July 25 to help applicants submit by September 1 deadline Washington, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services announced the guidelines for the first round...

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  WebJunction is offering a FREE self-paced course:  Supercharged Storytimes! The course is developed with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services This is a self-directed learning experience–there are five modules within this course, each with a 1-hour...

The Internet Archive is accepting applications from public librarians for a funded program of continuing education, training, and services in the field of web archiving. Deadline to apply is 5:00 p.m. PDT on Friday, August 25.  Learn more. ...

Find professional development opportunities in July 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 library workers...

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