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Libraries Lead with Digital Skills: an initiative of ALA & PLA, is looking for libraries to apply for funding in Pennsylvania! Twenty-five grants will be awarded!  Consider applying! Who should apply: Public libraries that have existing digital skills programs and are interested...

Are you concerned about broadband in rural areas?  Check out this Broadband Communities Magazine article, Bandwidth Hawk: Rural Broadband: Dividing The Spoils.  Note the mention of federal funds. . ...

  Pennsylvania Department of Education Office of Commonwealth Libraries Glenn Miller, Deputy Secretary & Commissioner for Libraries   The Office of Commonwealth Libraries (OCL) has awarded a Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant to the Keystone Initiative...

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. Strategic Planning in a Deeply Weird World: The Flexible Roadmap Field Guide Approach Tuesday,...

Highlighted Content on WebJunction Tapping Your Team Talents:  Elizabeth Koenig and the team at Everett Public Library are passionate about bringing fun, creative programming to their community. Many of their best ideas come from tapping into their own team’s special talents...

InfoPeople is offering the following FREE webinars: Creating A Crisis Communications Plan That Works –Presented by Kim Thursday, March 27, 2019 @ 3pm EST  In world with a 24-hour news cycle, libraries must be ready to communicate quickly about any crisis that may impact their...

Consider joining the first Library 2.019 mini-conference: “Shaping the Future of Libraries with Instructional Design,” which will be held online (and for free) Wednesday, March 13th, from 3:00pm to 6:00pm EST.   You can also watch the recordings at any time by signing...

Glenn R. Miller

  I’m pleased to announce that Academic Search Main Edition (ASME), an EBSCO product, is once again available in POWER Library. This online resource provides about 1,800 full-text journals and 1,300 that are full-text and peer-reviewed. Some of ASME’s subjects include...

Carrie Cleary has been appointed as the new Executive Director of Pennsylvania Integrated Library System (PaILS).  Read more!   ...

Benson Memorial Library will host a Women’s Safety Program.  Read more about this March 7 event in the the Titusville Herald. ...