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Interested in getting the word out about your summer programs?  Libraries are encouraged to contact PA PBS! Send an email to papbsmarketing@wvia.org for more information. ...

To improve access to COVID-19 vaccines for people with disabilities, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has launched a new hotline: DIAL (Disability Information and Access Line).  Access Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health (psu.edu) for more information. ...

Governing Daily features the Braddock Carnegie Library, Andrew Carnegie’s first library. (Braddock Borough received $750,000 towards the $15 million dollar project). ...

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Recent Acquisitions of the Senate Library Alexandra Barbush Within the last month, the Senate Library was pleased to welcome two additions to our archival and items collections, respectively.  While we do operate as a legal reference library for the Senate of Pennsylvania, we...

Cover of the book Coyotes in the Pasture and Wolves at the Door: Stories and Recipes from Our Farm to Your Table

  DATE:  June 9, 2021 12:00pm to 1:00pm (EST) Join us as we discuss the 2020 IPPY Award Winning book Coyotes in the Pasture and Wolves at the Door: Stories and Recipes from Our Farm to Your Table. In 1985, Sukey and John Jamison started a farm business with two mortgages,...

June 1, 2021   The State Library of Pennsylvania Announces New Resource for Pennsylvanians with Disabilities  Pennsylvanians with print disabilities will access services in a new virtual location. Harrisburg, PA – In collaboration with Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and...

Professional Development Opportunities in June 2021 Find professional development opportunities in June 2021 by topic or date at WebJunction!  All WebJunction courses and webinars are FREE and count towards Pennsylvania public library CE requirements. Remember to check WebJunction...

POWER Library E-Resource Survey This brief survey requests the names of 3 e-resources that you would like to see added to POWER Library that are not currently in POWER Library. If the opportunity arises to add a new e-resource to POWER Library, your input will offer guidance. ...

Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) As a part of the American Rescue Plan Act, over $7.1 billion dollars was allocated to be expended through creation of the Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) to provide funding for schools and libraries nationwide to purchase laptops, tablets, wi-fi...

Libraries in Pennsylvania are a source of information for many Pennsylvanians. Please read the press release about the Emergency Broadband Benefit program shared below. If your library wants to promote the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) program, printable signs and examples of...