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FREE Webinars from the National Network Libraries of Mediciane (NNLM) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM): A Community Effort: Responding to Substance Misuse December 6, 2:00-4:00 PM ET – Librarians are arming themselves with Naloxone and saving lives, but how else...

Free WebJunction Webinars for You These upcoming webinars are open for registration. If you can’t attend a live session, all WebJunction webinars are recorded and available for free in the Course Catalog. From Tots to Teens: STE(A)M-powered Ideas for Programming Thursday, December...

Consumer Health Coordinator Lydia Collins will present a webinar on December 13, 2017 at 2-3 pm EST.  The class, Activate, Collaborate and Educate: Health Outreach and Programming in Your Community, will focus on how to conduct health outreach and share materials that can be...

Please share this PA Senate message and contest flier with the teens in your library: Sponsored by the Senate of Pennsylvania with support from the members of the Drug and Alcohol Providers organization of Pennsylvania Drug addiction had taken hold in every corner of our state,...

Register (FREE) for the third and final Library 2.017 mini-conferences of the year. “Makerspaces” will be held online on Wednesday, October 11th, from 3:00pm-6:00pm EST. You can attend the mini-conference live or you can watch the recordings at any time afterwards....

Read the Pennsylvania Humanities Council post The Power of Youth-Driven Civic Engagement by Valerie Adams-Bass, a developmental psychologist. ...

Did you miss the Teen Reading Lounge webinar?  Watch the recorded Outreach & Recruitment with Kelly Rottmund of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.         ...

Elizabeth Hess

  by Elizabeth Hess You’ve surely seen or heard the phrase “New Year, New You” before- whether on a magazine cover, a television show, or even a library display (like one I created last January!) While it’s often the New Year when many make resolutions to break a bad...

Lori Friedgen-Veitch

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....

Joyce Homan

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....