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Attend a Keystone 2020 Pre-Application Workshop Is your library planning a renovation or construction project which will improve service to your users? The Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Office of Commonwealth Libraries administers the Keystone Grants for Public Library...

Several libraries have been awarded Pennsylvania’s Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RCAP) grants: Carnegie Library of Homestead: $500,000  (project will substantially rearrange the layout of the swimming pool, locker rooms and other related pool support spaces). Carnegie...

Odyssey of the Mind, the international K-12 creative problem-solving program, welcomes libraries to sponsor teams! For over 40 years, the Odyssey of the Mind program has encouraged divergent thinking while giving students a creative outlet wherein they develop artistic, budgeting,...

Pennsylvania Citizens for Better Libraries is proud to announce the upcoming 2019 Friends Institute The Institute will be held Saturday, September 28, 2019, at the Genetti Hotel and Suites in Williamsport, PA.  This is the sixth Friends Institute and is an opportunity to network...

Two new libraries will begin staffing Chat with a Librarian! We’re pleased to announce that the Berks County Library System and Saint Francis University will soon be staffing Chat with a Librarian.  Saint Francis University, which already uses LibAnswers, is excited to be...

Highlighted Content on WebJunction: Prioritizing Accessibility and Disability Inclusion at Your Library: Putting a focus on accessibility helps create a library that can be enjoyed by more people and can connect more people to the information and resources they need. Opportunities...

Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) (deadline August 19) Mobile Beacon’s Beacon’s Connect for Success Donation program  (no deadline) Sony USA Foundation Inc   (no deadline) Sparkfun (no deadline)   ...

Read about the renovations at the Paoli Library! ...

Find professional development opportunities in August 2019 by topic or date at WebJunction! Remember to check WebJunction Courses,  WebJunction Webinars and the Compendium for other continuing education opportunities that may interest you. All WebJunction courses and webinars...

HARRISBURG, Pa.—  The Dauphin County Library System Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Karen Cullings as the system’s next Executive Director. Cullings was appointed Interim Executive Director in July of 2018. Andrew Enders, Board President, made the announcement...