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Stephen Sarazin, 2017 Chair of the Technical Services Round Table of the Pennsylvania Library Association, interviewed Doreva Belfiore, HSLC’s Director of Library Services.  Watch the video!  (It is a playlist of 2 videos) Stephen Sarazin is Director of the Aston...

Stephen Sarazin, 2017 Chair of the Technical Services Round Table of the Pennsylvania Library Association, interviewed Maryam Phillips, HSLC Executive Director.  Watch the video!  It is a playlist of 4. Additional videos will be coming from the Tech Services Round Table! Sarazin...

Shu Qiu

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....

PA Forward Star Library Program continuing to help libraries meet needs of local communities Mechanicsburg, PA (July 10, 2017) – A program conceived to enhance staff training and support libraries in their efforts to provide patrons with opportunities that yield investments in...

Submitted by Melissa Rowse, MLS Library Director Degenstein Community Library Why?  Why? Why  is it so hard to stay connected?  You would think with social media, email, and text messaging that we would have these large professional networks.  Unfortunately, if you are...

The Spring Workshop sponsored by the South Central Chapter of the Pennsylvania Library Association will be held  Thursday, May 18th, 2017 at the Pa College of Health Sciences in Lancaster, Pa. Presentations include: PA Forward: Taking your Library to the Star Level Meeting Efficiency:...

Rachel Fecho

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....

By: Susan Sentz Many communities have seen escape rooms pop up as a new recreational activity. The premise is pretty simple; find the clues, decipher the puzzles, and break out of the room. With the popularity of escape rooms, many libraries have begun putting them on for their...

PA LaunchPod

A new episode of the PaLAunchPod podcast drops on Saturday, April 1st. In this episode, host Brian Fulton talks with Molly Wolf, Sexuality Archivist and Reference Librarian at Widener University, about the Sexuality Archives. Wolf is both founder and curator of the archives, which...

The West Branch Chapter of the Pennsylvania Library Association will hold its Spring Workshop on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at the Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport, PA. They invite proposals for presentations or lightning talks on the workshop theme, Taking Care of...