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FREE Everyone Can Create Guides provide instruction to help students develop and communicate ideas through drawing, photography, video, and music! The guides are targeted to students but would be helpful for adult instruction also. The Guides are also available at iTunesU (top...

Read about the Teen Center at Blasco Library in Erie! ...

Keystone Webinar Recording Available If your library is considering applying for a Keystone Grant for Public Library Facilities in 2019, and you were unable to attend an in-person or webinar workshop offered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, you can view a recording of the...

KINBERCON 2019 Date:  April 1-3, 2019 Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Philadelphia Center City, Philadelphia, PA Inclusivity Scholarship Deadline Reminder   The deadline to submit a 2019 Inclusivity Scholarship (formerly the Diversity Scholarship) application is fast...

February 27, 2019 — Libraries and the 2020 Census: 3:00 PM EST – 4:00 PM EST  State and local governments are organizing for the upcoming 2020 Census.  Hear from librarians who have been involved with Complete Count efforts.   Learn more and Register here  ...

WebJunction has content as well as webinars!  Here’s some highlighted content on WebJunction: WebJunction at ALA Midwinter in Seattle:  ALA Midwinter 2019 was held in Seattle in January, and WebJunction staff was there, hosting sessions to share what we’ve been working...

The Keystone grant program provides funds to sponsoring municipalities for up to 50 percent of eligible project costs to plan, acquire, construct or rehabilitate public libraries as outlined in the program’s general guidelines.  Examples of fundable projects include, but are...

Library Moon Walk! A “walk” from Upstate New York to the Moon is approximately 238,900 miles. But that’s not stopping librarians and their patrons from giving it their best shot with the Library Moon Walk!  Learn about the Library Moon Walk...

Registration Now Open for POWER Library Spring Training HSLC is pleased to announce that registration is open for the 2019 POWER Library Spring Training.  Sessions are planned on the new Gale e-resources, ILL (SHAREit), and PA Photos and Documents (Islandora). The training is in-person...

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM MAR) invites applications for health information outreach and programming projects. The mission of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine is to advance the progress of medicine, improve public health...