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Libraries, colleges and universities, and members of the community are invited to this FREE event  to learn more about what’s happening in Pennsylvania and across the country to help libraries get the broadband access, education, funding, and training opportunities...

These upcoming webinars are now open for registration. Can’t attend a live session? All WebJunction webinars are recorded and available for free in the Course Catalog. All provide CE credit for Pennsylvania public library staff! More Than #MotivationMonday: Motivating Your...

Punxsutawney Memorial Library is highlighted as one of WebJunction’s participant’s in the Small Libraries Create Smart Spaces project. ...

The Punxsutawney Memorial Library is one of 15 selected to participate in the Small Libraries Create Smart Spaces project.  Learn more on WebJunction! ...

WebJunction, in cooperation with the Association of Rural and Small Libraries (ARSL), is offering a webinar on December 1. The webinar  will outline the steps of an engaged planning process, to align library capabilities with community needs and aspirations. Once you understand...

Are you always thinking about new ways to engage your community with your library’s services? A big-picture thinker who can also manage minute details and get people excited about long-term projects? Looking for an opportunity to reinvigorate your library space to support...

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        Agenda for October 2016 Session of ILEAD USA Agenda for the Final Product Reveal on Thursday, October 6, 2016 Learn about the teams and their community problem! Check out more on the ILEAD USA page of POWER Library! Streaming video sessions Bios of the...

Webinar with Tips! WebJunction recently held a webinar: Know thy Community: Tips for Rural Library Directors. Jennifer Pearson shared her experience and advice for rural library directors. If you’re a new director, or thinking about becoming one, Jennifer’s tips can help you...

On August 11, Jennifer Pearson, Director, Marshall County Memorial Library (TN) shares Ten Practical Tips for the New Rural Library Director. Your job description as a library director may not cover some of the unique challenges and opportunities that come with serving a small or...

Are you receiving the Center for Rural Pennsylvania newsletter? The Center promotes Pennsylvania’s rural and small communities.  It collects data on trends and publishes information and research to educate audiences about the diverse people and communities of rural Pennsylvania....