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Partnership with Blue Star Families, part of NEH Standing Together initiative to deepen understanding of military service through the humanities WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 3, 2017) — The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) today announced a three-year partnership with Blue...

The Lois Lenski Covey Foundation provides grants for literacy programs and books for bookmobiles.  Learn more! ...

The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) offers a list of “great literacy websites for parents and kids.” Their Literacy for Life page has additional resources.  Consider following PDE on Facebook!   ...

Brandi Hunter-Davenport

  Brandi Hunter-Davenport,  PA Forward Project Manager PA Library Association,  In a day and age when people are not readily accepted for their differences but ridiculed or shunned for them, it is important now more than ever to continue to have safe, inclusive spaces and...

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....

The American Honda Foundation offers grants for youth education, specifically in the areas of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, the environment, job training and literacy.  The next deadline is May 1, for returning organizations, and August 1 for new applicants.  Learn...

Three awards totaling $250,000 are being offered by the Library of Congress Literacy Awards program. Applications are due no later than March 31 at midnight EST. If you are part of an organization doing exemplary work in literacy or know of an organization that deserves recognition,...

The East Berlin Community Library will receive the Baker & Taylor Audio Music/Video Product Award in support of a project named “TeleText,” a combination of television and text. The library’s goal is to create a subtitled video collection for children. This specific collection...

Jeanie Sluck’s Work for Literacy Cited Jeanie Sluck, director of the Taylor Community Library, was honored by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Reading Association with its “Celebrate Literacy Award” during the Association’s 50th Anniversary Dinner recently. Sluck was recognized...

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Submitted by Mina C. Edmondson, District Consultant, York County York County Libraries was recently named a Project Outcome Early Adopter. In the winter of 2016 York County Libraries conducted surveys of the parents and caregivers who attend Early Childhood Literacy Services and...