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There are many questions in the library community about safety when handling circulating materials and library collections in general. Sign up for this webinar for guidance on this topic and to address your concerns. Webinar: Mitigating COVID-19 When Managing Paper-Based, Circulating,...

MEMO TO:  Public Library Directors; District Library Administrators and Consultants; System Administrators; Governor’s Advisory Council on Library Development; Office of Commonwealth Libraries Staff cc: Statewide library email distribution lists at 4:00 pm on March 23, 2020 FROM:...

  Pennsylvania Department of Education Office of Commonwealth Libraries Glenn R. Miller, Deputy Secretary & Commissioner for Libraries Monday, March 2, 2020 Coronavirus and Our Communities As leaders of trusted community organizations, you are no doubt concerned about...

Municipalities, school districts, economic development organizations, and businesses can apply for grants and loans for alternative and clean energy projects.  Learn more at the DCED website ...

The NNLM NNLM Human Genetics Film Kit is providing film kits to up to 250 public libraries across the United States. Promote health literacy in your community with four films, discussion guides, and customizable marketing materials designed to support public libraries in raising...

On February 21, two members of the Berks County Public Library System will join representatives from the California State Library in an online presentation titled Census 2020: Libraries Engaging Communities. This three-part webinar includes information about conducting Census storytimes,...

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM MAR) invites applications for health information outreach and programming projects. [Public libraries are encouraged to apply. After reading the announcement, don’t hesitate to reach out for a funding...

Glenn R. Miller

      Pennsylvania Department of Education Office of Commonwealth Libraries Glenn R. Miller, Deputy Secretary & Commissioner for Libraries Tuesday, February 18, 2020 Free Census 2020 Marketing Materials – While Supplies Last! Our nation’s population count...

Library Journal will award the 2020 Library of the Year Award to a “library that most profoundly demonstrates service to the community, creativity and innovating in developing specific community programs or has seen dramatic increase in library use and leadership in creating...

Registration is Open for POWER Library Spring Training! HSLC is pleased to announce that registration is open for the 2020 POWER Library Spring Training.  Sessions will focus on E-Resources, Programming Ideas with POWER Library, Chat with a Librarian (sneak-peek at new software!),...