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Libraries, colleges and universities, and members of the community are invited to this FREE event  to learn more about what’s happening in Pennsylvania and across the country to help libraries get the broadband access, education, funding, and training opportunities...

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....

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...

The Foundation Center has launched Visualizing Funding for Libraries, a comprehensive FREE database of library funding, which contains grants given to U.S. libraries by U.S. foundations. A data tool includes data on grants from local, state, and national sources for public, academic,...

Libraries Help Patrons Become Financially Empowered Consumers Tuesday, February 14, 2017 ♦ 3:00 pm Eastern ♦ 1 hour  Registration The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB) exists not only to protect consumers but to empower all of us to take more control over our economic...

Visit the scholarship page of Beta Phi Mu to learn about funding for beginning students and those with a concentration in school library media, doctoral dissertation fellowships, foreign research and more. Membership is not required.  If you are a Beta Phi Mu member, you are...

Greensburg Hempfield Area Library‘s funding has been restored.  Read the Trib-Live article. ...

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...

Barrett Friendly Library gets additional funds with one township doubling the library tax.   ...