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Learn about FREE two day Professional development events: the Future Ready Institute will be held in Philadelphia on October 11-12. ...

Trustee Training in SW PA

What values does your library building convey? What is the board’s annual agenda of work? Will Alexa take over the reference desk? These were some of the questions posed to the 56 library trustees and directors who attended the SWPA Region Trustee Training on April 29th in Greentree....

John Grayshaw

By John Grayshaw Library Director, Middletown Public Library When Star Trek first came out in the 1960’s many of the concepts it introduced were revolutionary such as starships, transporters, and phasers. But some of the futuristic technology like automatic doors and communicators/cell...

In April, the Southeast Districts hosted two Multi-District Trustee Workshops. The first, Board’s Role: Governance and Effective Meetings, was presented by Michael Kumer, Principal of Boards MTO. Kumer spoke on the role of boards and individual board members and the responsibilities...

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ALA and Rosen Publishing have released the video Libraries Ready to Code.  Read more and access the video! Thinking about adding coding opportunities at your library? Here are a few free resources from TechSoup. ...

Register for this FREE online conference from 3-6pm on October 6 and receive their curated resource conference reading packet: 10 websites, 11 downloadable reports and tool-kits, 18 articles, and a YouTube video playlist–all focused on key ideas and trends for libraries of...

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This FREE half day conversation about technology issues and trends will be held April 30th, 2015.  Register here.  The Spring Summit will be held from  3pm – 6pm US Eastern Time  and is designed to complement the fifth annual Library 2.015 Worldwide Virtual Conference on...

Read how Miami drew end-users into the discussion about the future of their community with 100 Great Ideas. ...