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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....

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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....

Bradford Area Public Library will expand its partnership with the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford with internships, programming and volunteerism.  Read more on BradfordEra.com.   ...

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  Looking for Volunteers? Register for FREE at the following organizations: All for Good, Idealist and Volunteer Match. Some also offer webinars.  Take a look at Volunteer Match’s webinars on volunteer recruitment and management.   ...

Attend a FREE webinar on January 19 with TechSoup! Hear from providers of technology support for nonprofits and public libraries, volunteer organizers of NetSquared and Tech4Good communities, and learn about resources to cultivate and tap into tech expertise in your area! Learn...

Pennsylvania Citizens for Better Libraries is proud to announce the upcoming 2016 Friends Institute. The Institute will be held Saturday, October 8, 2016, at the Holiday Inn in Grantville, PA.  This is the third Friends Institute and is an opportunity to network with other Friends...

A Volunteer Fair, which enables organizations and volunteers to find each other, will be held at the Fredricksen Library in Camp Hill  on September 13. The library will also hold an Employment Expo on October 19 for  patrons to utilize library and community resources to overcome...

Pennsylvania Citizens for Better Libraries is proud to announce the upcoming 2016 Friends Institute. The Institute will be held Saturday, October 8, 2016, at the Holiday Inn in Grantville, PA.  This is the third Friends Institute and is an opportunity to network with other Friends...

In 2016, the State Library of Pennsylvania has been accepted to partner with public libraries to become part of the MakerEd Corps! Program resources and information will be shared with libraries across the state that wish to participate in STEM programming for the summer of 2016! In...

SEEDS (Sustainable Energy Education and Development Support) hosted a work day at the Hawley Public Library.  Read about it. ...