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Sue Nespeca presents a YouTube video [1:24:44] of Summer and Fall books for 2018 on the Library Improvement Channel. Access the channel and the list of Fall books! ...

Date: December 11 at 2:00pm EST Payroll for Nonprofits & Libraries: 2018 Law Changes that Affect You (Techsoup) In 2018, state, federal, and city governments together placed hundreds of new labor laws into effect. The laws affect workers in every industry, including the nonprofit...

Terri Gallagher, reference librarian at the Community College of Beaver County and Paula Kelly, director at the Whitehall Public Library, are 2018 I Love My Librarian Award winners! ...

The December 11th webinar is the third part in the Libraries Helping Immigrants series of webinars. If you missed the first two webinars, the descriptions and recordings are available below.  Tuesday December 11, 2018 @3:00pm EST Using USCIS Resources to Support Immigrants and...

The story of Eastern Monroe Public Library’s  journey to replace their bookmobile was covered by PBS 39.  Watch the video [3:32]. ...

Slippery Rock Community Library was selected to host the national project, Future Ready for the Library, which focuses on college and career readiness for teens.  Read about it. ...

Approximately 75 organizations will be selected for grants from $5,000 to $15,000 The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.  The Big Read annually supports approximately 75 dynamic community reading programs,...

Find professional development opportunities in December 2018 by topic or date at WebJunction! Remember to check WebJunction Courses,  WebJunction Webinars and the Compendium for other continuing education opportunities that may interest you. All WebJunction courses and webinars...

The Reimagining School Readiness Toolkit is research based and created for librarians to help parents prepare children ages 0 to 8 for success in school and life. The toolkit includes a position paper, a promising practice guide, case studies and bookmarks, which contain tips for...

Marsha Everton

  Marsha Everton, a long-time resident of York County, recently moved to Cumberland County.  She enjoys living on the Susquehanna River in Lemoyne, PA. Her new home library is the beautiful Cleve J. Fredricksen Library.  During her years in York, Marsha’s library home...