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Learn how to access and utilize a variety of Census Bureau data products and resources with the US Census Back to Data Basics Webinar Series. Each webinar will give you the foundational information and skills necessary to work with data from the Census Bureau. This series offers...

On Tuesday, January 18, 2022, Pennsylvania will officially observe the 2022 National Day of Racial Healing. The goals of this event are to: ·         Understand that racial healing is at the core of racial equity ·         Offer a time for contemplation and...

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites library and museum employees to participate in a webinar on Monday, January 10, 2022 from 2 to 3 p.m. Eastern. Subject-matter experts from the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Operation Allies Welcome (OAW) Unified...

U.S. public libraries and nonprofit academic libraries may apply for this competitive grant program to meet financial and/or investor education needs at the community level by providing high-quality education, services, and resources. The program also aims to ensure diversity, equity,...

To incorporate as many voices as possible, the deadline to complete Pennsylvania LSTA Survey 2021 (alchemer.com) has been extended. Feel free to post the survey on your website and share via social media.  During planning, there will be other ways Pennsylvanians can contribute...

Thank you to those who were able to attend the town hall that took place on 11/16/21 to introduce the LSTA 5-year plan evaluation.   For those who could not attend, the recording can be viewed on the For Librarians section of POWER Library.  To incorporate as many voices...

Developing STEM Policy Leaders in Pennsylvania Applications are open for the 2022 cohort of the Pennsylvania STEM Ambassador program, a 10-month advocacy training program targeted to leaders in business, education, out-of-school time and/or other STEM-related fields to meet directly...

The Whitehall Public Library is offering themed teacher subscription bundles! Are you interested in School-Public Library Partnerships? Check out some resources below: The AASL/ALSC/YALSA Interdivisional Committee on School/Public Library Cooperation:  Public Library & School...

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The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens is One Book Choice  December 1, 2021 — Representatives from libraries announced the selection of “The Life We Bury” by Allen Eskens as the 2022 One Book, One Community: Our Region Reads! selection. The public was asked to help choose a book...

We Are All Caregivers: Finding Peace and Wellness in Hard Times –featuring author Patty Collamer Date:       December 8, 2021 Time:       12PM to 1PM Register: Register in advance to attend this FREE virtual program by sending an email to ra-edmakerspace@pa.gov with...