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June 4, 2019 – The Manheim Township Public Library will hold a special ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the opening of their new “Children’s Discovery Patio.”  The public is invited to attend the event that will take place on Saturday, June 22, 12:00 noon at the Library,...

Pennsylvania Department of Education Office of Commonwealth Libraries Glenn R. Miller, Deputy Secretary & Commissioner for Libraries Tuesday, June 4, 2019 I hope that by now you have noticed that the Office of Commonwealth Libraries (OCL) is in the midst of revitalizing its...

Find professional development opportunities in June 2019 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...

Sharon McRae.

  Sharon McRae is the Director of the Shaler North Hills Library in Glenshaw, Pennsylvania. The library is located fifteen minutes north of Pittsburgh and serves over 27,000 residents.   Sharon was appointed to the Governor’s Advisory Committee in 2014 and has a particular...

A partnership between Library Journal and the Gerald M. Kline Family Foundation has created the Jerry Kline Community Impact Prize.  Learn more and apply by August 1, 2019. ...

Library Journal will select up to 10 buildings, completed between between January 2016 and March 1, 2019 that demonstrate excellence in (1) community engagement in design, (2) sustainability, (3) functionality, (4) innovation, and (5) beauty and delight. Projects to be considered...

The State Farm Neighborhood Assist® program awards $25,000 grants to 40 nonprofit organizations to help fund neighborhood projects involved in Education, Safety, and Community Development. They are accepting 2,000 submissions starting June 5th. Learn more. ...

May 30, 2019 The Cumberland County Library System administrative headquarters office has relocated from Carlisle to Mechanicsburg Mechanicsburg, Pa. – Cumberland County’s Library System headquarters recently relocated from 1601 Ritner Highway, Suite 100, Carlisle, to 400...

Google wants to help you create your own Computer Science Class–FREE Materials and kit and no experience necessary! Learn more.     ...

Karen Cullings, Interim Executive Director of the Dauphin County Library System, Randie Yeager, Human Services Director with the Dauphin County Human Services Department, Lisa Howald, Library Manager of the McCormick Riverfront Library, discuss conflict resolution in libraries with...