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Pennsylvania’s Education for Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness Program is offering virtual Build Your Best School Year Virtual Summer Camp Middle School Kids Camp: Monday, Aug. 8 – Friday, Aug. 12 (Students grades 6 – 8), 9 AM – 2:30 PM High School Kids...

The Seventh Annual Pennsylvania Citizens for Better Libraries (PCBL) Friends Institute will occur on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at the Holiday Inn in Grantville, PA. The theme for the 2022 event is “Welcome Back Friends!” Review the agenda for a description of what...

WASHINGTON, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services is now accepting FY 2023 proposals for National Leadership Grants for Libraries (NLG-L) and the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (LB21). Applicants have through September 21, 2022, to submit their two-page...

Congressman John Joyce held a roundtable on Alzheimer’s Disease at the Hollidaysburg Area Public Library. Library Director Janet Eldred shared her personal story.  Watch WJAC’s coverage.   ...

The Times Herald has highlighted the William Jeanes Memorial Library and Nicholas and Athena Karabots Center for Learning for the Library’s circulating collection of American Girl Dolls.   ...

TechSoup explains what you may want to do before July 1, 2023, when Google’s Universal Analytics will no longer be available. ...

Karen Pierce Selected at Director of the Erie County Public Library ERIE, PA – Erie County Executive Brenton Davis has selected Karen Pierce as the new Director of the Erie County Public Library (ECPL). She is also the incoming District Administrator for the Erie/Crawford District...

The Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs in Pennsylvania has developed new addiction resource flyers and has asked us to share with libraries widely. The flyers promote online resources to: Find Treatment Get Naloxone and Find Education and Resources Please see the links below...

PA Department of Education Explores STEM Careers During Science in the Summer at Newtown Public Library Newtown Square, PA – Pennsylvania Department of Education Executive Deputy Secretary Dr. Debora Carrera today visited Newtown Public Library for Be a Biologist, part of the...