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Barbara Zaborowski.

Dr. Zaborowski has been a librarian for 28 years during which time she has served in school, public, and academic libraries. Currently, she serves as Dean of Library Resources at the Pennsylvania Highlands Community College. Starting at the College in 1995, she has been instrumental...

This is your chance to be heard!  The PA Workforce Development Board is hosting a series of regional “Listening Sessions” to gather feedback on Pennsylvania’s 2020-2024 workforce development strategies.* You may see parallels between the work that public libraries are doing...

Music and Multimedia Camp

  The Millvale Community Library makerspace is a vibrant place full of Maker camp activities this summer. Our free Maker camps include: art camp, music camp, fashion camp, Riverfront and environmental camp, space camp, and pottery camp. ( There are 10 slots available for each...

Milky Way

Potter & Tioga Libraries Under the Night Skies is being offered at Cherry Springs State Park on July 18 as part of the summer program A Universe of Stories. The Park is famous for its dark skies, which provide great views of planets and the Milky Way.  Read the Westfield...

The Northeast, Wilkes-Barre and Pottsville Library Districts will be presenting RA for All: Diversity & Inclusion through Reader’s Advisory workshop featuring Becky Spratford of RA for All (http://raforall.blogspot.com/). Spratford will present 4 modules detailed below –...

A FREE multi-District CE opportunity will be presented on: Monday, August 5th, 1:00pm-5:00pm at Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton St., Allentown, PA 18102. Ryan Dowd, author of  The Librarian’s Guide to Homelessness, and a nationally sought-after speaker, will lead...

  The annual Harwood Summit will be held September 19-21 at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, PA.  Learn more.     ...

open house

    The North Trails Public Library, in West Sunbury, held an open house on June 22, 2019.  The celebration was to honor Ron and Carol Caporali for sponsoring a 25’x25′ addition to the library. With the new addition, the library is able to offer year round...

Glenn R. Miller

Guidelines for Pennsylvania School Library Programs I am pleased to announce that the Governor’s Advisory Council on Library Development (GAC) reviewed and approved a new set of Guidelines for Pennsylvania School Library Programs (PDF) at its most recent meeting in Carlisle on...

Tell Us About Your Library Events The Office of Commonwealth Libraries would like to know if your library is: Breaking ground for a construction project; Celebrating a library anniversary or milestone retirement; Announcing a notable new service or program (e.g. MakerSpace opening,...