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Good afternoon, colleagues. I am pleased to share the news that Julianne (Julie) Moore will be joining the Programs and Advising Team in the Bureau of Library Development (BLD) as the Professional Development Advisor.  While details are still being finalized, I expect her first...

Good afternoon, colleagues. I am pleased to announce a Library Development Advisor position is open for application. This is an exciting time to join our team in the Bureau of Library Development (BLD) as we embark on our five-year plan that will shape future programs and resources. This...

Happy New Year library colleagues! 2022 was a year of significant change and planning for the Bureau of Library Development (BLD). If you were unable to attend the Pennsylvania Library Association (PaLA) conference in October or recent Governor’s Advisory Council (GAC) meetings,...

April 13, 2022 Message from:  Heather Sharpe, Director, Bureau of Library Development As I’m sure many of you know, Beth Bisbano recently retired from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries (OCL). Beth was essential to the work of OCL as the State Data Coordinator (SDC) and Library...