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The Upper Darby Township & Sellers Memorial Free Public Libraries is highlighted in a WebJunction post for using WebJunction webinars for in-service training.   ...

Leslie Yoder

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....

Carla White

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....

A FREE one-day workshop will be presented in partnership with the Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC)! See agenda below. Date:  Tuesday, September 12   9:30am – 4:00pm Location:  Cambria County Library, Johnstown, PA Speakers: Frances Harrell, Senior Preservation...

Altoona Area Public Library offers Zentangle! ...

The STAR Library Network (STAR_Net) reports that over 7,000 libraries are hosting eclipse events! Check out this map for locations. Libraries across Pennsylvania are planning events and providing special  glasses for their patrons.  Here’s a sample of what some are doing: Altoona...

You have one LAST CHANCE to apply for the… Block Parties or Wee Build program   Deadline:  August 15 The Wee Build program is good for public libraries without the open space and/or libraries that do outreach to programs and organizations. Block Parties are for public...

Sustaining Community Partnerships, Celebrating Diversity & Supporting Staff Wellness The Multi-District Workshop for the Capital Area Region (Comprised of the Capital Area, Chambersburg/Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, and York/Adams Districts) is scheduled for Monday, August...

Glenn R. Miller

  Turning Outward Applications Now Being Accepted Applications from public libraries to participate in the Turning Outward initiative are now being accepted via SurveyMonkey. For more information about the program and its requirements, review the applicant guidelines carefully...

progress of solar eclipse

SOLAR ECLIPSE         …at the State Library of Pennsylvania! Don’t miss the solar eclipse on August 21st! Stop by Soldiers’ Grove between 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM on August 21st and watch the solar eclipse of 2017 at the State Library of Pennsylvania! If...