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Stephanie Williams

Submitted by: Stephanie D. Williams, District Consultant, Lebanon County On August 28, District Consultants within the Capital Region, led by the Capital Area District Consultant, Brianna Crum, hosted the Multi-District Staff Workshop at the PA News Media Association facility in...

Hannah Killian, Youth Services Manager at the Dauphin County Library System, talks about introducing children to authors  [4:20] on Comcast Newsmakers. ...

Michelle Georgetti

  by Michelle Muro It’s that time of year again. In my humble opinion, one of the best times of the year – Banned Books Week! As librarians, we understand the importance of this annual event celebrating the freedom to read. I’d like to take a look at different programming...

Dauphin County Library System Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Rob Lesher as the system’s next Executive Director upon the retirement of current Executive Director Richard Bowra. Lesher will begin on February 22.  Read more. ...

The State Library launched a competitive LSTA grant process this fall.  We received 80 grant requests for a total of $1,966,074.98. A careful review process of all projects was conducted and a total of $413,416 was awarded to the following projects: Grantee Project Title Grant Central...

Maryam Phillips

Work is underway to build the new Access PA database! To date, six libraries/systems have volunteered to contribute their holdings and populate the new union catalog: Penn State University, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Chester County Library System, Dauphin County Library System,...