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Find professional development opportunities in March 2021 by topic or date at WebJunction! Remember to check WebJunction Courses,  WebJunction Webinars, the PA Library Staff Academy (Niche Academy) and the Compendium for other continuing education opportunities that may...

The Dauphin County Library System is offering TimeSlips to residents of nursing homes.  Learn about this initiative on the library’s website. ...

Digging Up Your Roots: Finding Your Family History March 4, 2021 from noon – 1pm Join Amy and Kathy, expert librarians at the State Library of Pennsylvania with over 15 years of genealogy experience, for a free, live Zoom event. This workshop is for adults who would like to learn...

You do not need to be a member of American Library Association (ALA) in order to apply for the ALA Learning Round Table professional development grant! Complete the questionnaire located at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/K8P388D by March 1, 2021.   ...

The American Library Association is accepting application for the Spectrum Scholarship Program through March 1, 2021. The Spectrum Scholarship Program actively recruits and provides scholarships to American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Middle...

The American Library Association (ALA) invites libraries in small and rural communities to apply for grant funding to help them address issues of concern in their communities.  Up to 650 U.S. libraries in small and rural communities will receive $3,000 each to tackle issues ranging...

February 2, 2021 Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Education is launching a new podcast today titled “PDE Presents…” with Acting Secretary Noe Ortega. The podcast will share information about the mission and outcomes of education in Pennsylvania and across...

The State Library of Pennsylvania presents a Virtual Author Talk: Phaedra Patrick and “The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper” Join us to meet and chat with international best-selling author Phaedra Patrick as she discusses her work, “The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper.” Learn...

January 28, 2021 Pennsylvania Department of Education Seeks Sponsors for Summer Meals Nutrition Programs Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Education is asking organizations across the state to consider providing nutritious meals to youth during the summer months...

Participate in the January 27 Microsoft webinar to learn about technology innovation opportunities from the Nonprofit Tech Acceleration (NTA) for Black and African American Communities program .  Register here. ...