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Consider particpating in a study of library services to homeschooling populations in Pennsylvania.  The research study is being conducted as part of a master’s thesis at Clarion University (see below). The thirteen questions should take about 20 minutes to complete. Answer...

WebJunction featured Expanding Opportunities for Incarcerated Parents and Their Families at the Free Library of Philadelphia.   The library recently released a FREE toolkit in an effort to collaborate with their peers, share what was learned in building a prison services program,...

Library Pipeline‘s Innovation Committee has partnered with the Awesome Foundation to found an Innovation in Libraries chapter that will, each month, award a $1,000 micro-grant to a project that suggests creative solutions, proposes a new way of thinking about library...

Register for these WebJunction Webinars: Teen Programming: A Mover & Shaker’s Recipe for Impact and Success Tuesday, September 20, 2016 ♦ 3 pm Eastern / 12 pm Pacific ♦ 1 hour Registration When “Change Agent” Courtney Saldana was featured as a 2016 Library...

The National Network Library of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region, offers these learning opportunities: 1.  Space is limited! Register now!  “Teaching & Learning in New Library Spaces: The Changing Landscape of Health Sciences Libraries” – Are you wondering what academic...

Learning about California’s Veteran Resource Centers and How to Develop your Community Based Service Model for Veterans Join this FREE webinar hosted by ALA on: Thursday, February 25, 2016 2:00-3:00 PM EST (11:00- 12:00 PM PST) Webinar link: https://ala.adobeconnect.com/_a1087453682/woegovt/...

On October 19, 2015, the Chester County and Henrietta Hankin Branch Libraries launched a pilot program with T-Mobile to offer mobile hotspots to our customers for a nominal fee.  The Library hotspot program allows library card holders to access unlimited, high-speed Internet service...

The Schlow Centre Region Library has developed an app for managing library cards and linking to library services. Read more ...

Find out why the Phoenix Public Library is making treadmills available for patrons. ...

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The Indian Valley Public Library offers bike sharing.  Read about it! ...