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Toward Tech Savvy Trustees Library staff are expected to embrace technology advancements and keep their skills sharp and their libraries relevant. But what about library boards—how tech savvy are your trustees? The more that trustees are dialed into a personal use of technology,...

Visit www.ala.org/teentechweek  for FREE posters and all of your planning and resource needs to help you   implement great digital literacy and tech-focused programs and services for and with the teens in your community, especially during TTW, March 5—11, 2017.  This year’s...

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ALA and Rosen Publishing have released the video Libraries Ready to Code.  Read more and access the video! Thinking about adding coding opportunities at your library? Here are a few free resources from TechSoup. ...

Alexis Rittenberger

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....

Learn about ILEAD USA and how to apply by registering and attending a webinar on Thursday, November 17 at 2:00pm!  Register here!  In the meantime, look over the application.  Applications will be due on December 13, 2016. ILEAD USA: Innovative Librarians Explore, Apply and...

The US Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology released Guiding Principles for Use of Technology with Early Learner.  Four guiding principles are presented along with references to various educational guides and resources. Highlighted are:  how to determine...

Tracy Weidman

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....

Are you using Skillport?  (It is FREE to library workers and trustees in Pennsylvania)! Skillport is upgrading our state’s subscription to a newer version on Monday, July 11! The site will be unavailable on this day while the upgrade is completed. Everything is expected to be...

Jennifer Braun

This is the second in a series of Session Notes from grantees who have received Professional Development grants. Each grantee will share their professional development experience and include tips and other resources from the workshop or class.  Grantees had their choice of...

Want to attend a workshop or training to learn some technology skills?  Want to Learn more about STEM?  No money? Consider applying for a professional development grant!  Up to $1200 is available for registration, travel and/or lodging. The deadline is May 13 !  Learn more about...