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The New Cumberland Public Library has received a grant from the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC).  The $70,000 for the Strengthening Communities Through Libraries grant will provide STEAM programming.  Read more.   ...

STEAM Universe lists upcoming STEM grants.  Get them on your calendar!   ...

Washington, D.C.— The Institute of Museum and Library Services is accepting applications for the second cycle of the FY 2018 National Leadership Grants for Libraries (NLG-L) and Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (LB21). This is the final opportunity to apply for the...

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...

Pittsburgh and the Governor’s Mifflin School District in Shillington have been awarded grants to design and implement coding programs for young people. The grants are part of ALA’s Libraries Ready to Code initiative sponsored by Google.  Learn more.     ...

The next webinar on How to Incorporate Movement into Libraries will be held on November 8, 2017, at 1 p.m. Eastern Time. This webinar is FREE and open to all. Join the conversation! Josh Berk (Bethlehem [PA] Public Library) and Rick Samuelson (Henrico County Public Library) will...

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region, is pleased to announce a new round of funding for health information outreach, health literacy initiatives, emergency preparedness partnerships and health sciences library projects. Are you ready to start health...

Public library workers are invited to apply for a $500 stipend to attend “Stand Up for Health: Health and Wellness Services for Your Community,” a preconference workshop held at the Public Library Association (PLA) 2018 Conference in Philadelphia. The conference will...

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM/MAR), is accepting funding applications to support the access and use of high quality health information in Delaware, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. Available awards are:  exhibitor awards,...

The African American Civil Rights Grant Program (Civil Rights Grants) documents, interprets, and preserves sites and stories related to the African American struggle to gain equal rights as citizens in the 20th Century. The NPS’ 2008 report, Civil Rights in America, A Framework...