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MESSAGE FROM: Sue Banks, Acting Deputy Secretary and Commissioner for Libraries: Greetings, Colleagues: I am pleased and proud to share with you the news that Amy Geisinger will be joining the staff of the Office of Commonwealth Libraries as a Library Development Advisor in the...

In order to address Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) concerns unique to library applicants, the American Library Association (ALA), the National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA), and the Schools, Health and Libraries Broadband  Coalition (SHLB) recently co-hosted an open Q&A...

Getting Ready for 2021 Keystone Grants for Public Library Facilities The Office of Commonwealth Libraries anticipates opening a Keystone Grants for Public Library Facilities grant round on Monday, July 26, 2021. Applications submission deadline would be Friday, October 29, 2021...

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) supports projects that bring the ideas of the humanities to life for general audiences through public programming. Applications are due August 11.  Learn more. ...

Registration for the 2021 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) National Training Program (NTP) virtual workshops are open. The CMS National Training Program provides support for partners and stakeholders, not-for-profit professionals and volunteers who work with seniors...

Apply for the Technology Innovation Awards for a chance to win $10,000!  Application deadline is July 23.  The award is sponsored by b.world, TechSoup and Okta.  Learn more. ...

The Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC) and the Pennsylvania State Historical Records Advisory Board (SHRAB) have announced that the Historical & Archival Records Care (HARC) grant program is open. Awards will improve the preservation of historically valuable...

Find professional development opportunities in July 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 Courses, WebJunction Webinars, the PA Library...

Pennsylvania Library Association recognizes libraries for PA Forward® Star achievements earned between April 1 and June 30, 2021 Mechanicsburg, PA (July 8, 2021) – The Pennsylvania Library Association just announced the 2021 second quarter PA Forward® Star Library awardees....