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

PA Forward: Money Smart Week (April 22-29) by Michelle Georgetti PA Forward envisions “… a Pennsylvania where citizens are informed consumers and individuals, small businesses, and organizations contribute to the economic vitality of their community through innovation, entrepreneurship,...

Six webinars were offered by WebJunction this year!  Did you miss any?  If so, you can access the recordings in the WebJunction Course Catalog.  All webinars and courses count toward CE!  (a certificate is provided by WebJunction upon completion) Here are the titles and links...

Have you offered a successful financial literacy program at your library? Tell us about it! Have you had any struggles offering a financial literacy program at your library? Consider sharing what you learned with us.  The PA Forward Financial Literacy Team and the Juniata-Conemaugh...

Glenn R. Miller

Office of Commonwealth Libraries Glenn Miller, Deputy Secretary & Commissioner for Libraries Has your public, school or academic library been looking for a financial literacy program that is easy to implement, free, and provides unbiased educational information for your customers? If...

Save the Date! PA Forward Financial Literacy Summit Spring 2017 May 17, 2017 Penn State Altoona, Altoona, PA   The PA Forward Financial Literacy Team and the Juniata Conemaugh Chapter of the Pennsylvania Library Association invite you to the PA Forward Financial Literacy Summit....

Get a Free Copy of the “What We Do at the Federal Reserve” Teaching Kit 2016 Edition This kit is a professionally designed lesson plan produced by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. It is suitable for use in high school government, social studies, personal finance...

A live training webinar, “CFPB: Community Partnerships for Libraries,” will be presented on Wednesday, May 18, 2016.  During this webinar, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) will highlight its Community Partnership Guidebook for Libraries and how libraries...

May 13 is the deadline to apply for professional development grant events to be held from June 1 through September 30. (This time period has been extended from the original period that went through the end of August). PLEASE note that the application form has been changed from...

Caitlyn Boland

By Caitlyn Boland, Assistant Director Butler Area Public Library Mark your calendars on April 23-30, 2016 for Money Smart Week. This national initiative is in its sixth year between the ALA and the Federal Reserve Bank to provide financial literacy programming to help members of...