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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...

It’s time to fall into learning! All library staff in Pennsylvania have access to FREE learning through our subscription to Skillsoft. There are over 500 online courses, 30,000 short instructional videos (2 – 8 minutes) and job aids on a wide range of technology and business...

Find professional development opportunities in October by topic or date at WebJunction. Also check out upcoming WebJunction webinars and  WebJunction’s course catalog.   All WebJunction courses and webinars are FREE and count towards CE requirements. Pennsylvania...

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,...

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On a late summer Saturday, (August 12), over 40 trustees and library directors from the Reading, Allentown, Bethlehem and Lebanon District Centers joined attorney David Spitko at the beautiful new Doubletree Hotel in Reading Pa. for a day-long workshop on employment law. Since...

The Universal Service Administrative Co. will offer a one-day E-rate Training in Washington, DC on Tuesday, October 10 at the National 4-H Center in Chevy Chase Learn more and register.   ...

Up to 20 scholarships to the Research Institute for Public Libraries (RIPL) 2018 event in Atlanta, Georgia (July 29 – August 1, 2018) are available to staff working in rural and small public libraries in the United States. These scholarships are funded by the Institute of Museum...

Join Claudia Haines, co-author of Becoming a Media Mentor: A Guide for Working with Children and Families (ALA Editions) for an interactive workshop on media mentorship in the library. The training will include an overview of the following topics: Defining Media Mentorship Making...

Beyond Books: Public Libraries Address the Social Determinants of Health – Breezing Along with the RML from NNLM MCR September 20, 2017 9am PT/10am MT/11am CT/12pm ET Login information Join Anna Morgan from the Healthy Library Initiative as she discusses public libraries,...