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Those kids are hungry…Prepare to Feed them!  The Summer Food Service Program is FREE!  This USDA program provides lunches and/or snacks for the children at your library and is administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.  Find out more on the Summer Food Service...

Sue Banks

Did you miss Sue Banks’ pre-Thanksgiving voice email?  If so, here it is below!  Look for future “Suecasts” on the listservs and here in the Compendium!   Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! It’s been one year since I came to OCL and Harrisburg from my previous...

Schlow‘s Library podcast features the head of their IT Services, Nathaniel Rasmussen. Does your library offer a podcast?  Send a link to your podcast here to be shared with others in the Compendium.   ...

Find professional development opportunities in December 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...

The American Library Association, with the support of Google.org, is launching an initiative to identify and scale successful entrepreneurship programs in public libraries across the US and create learning resources for any library to support entrepreneurs in its community. Awards...

ALICE stands for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed United Way of Pennsylvania launched a statewide data project, ALICE, which provides data on those who are working, yet struggling financially.  Learn more about this data and access the report. A photography...

ALA is offering free facilitation skills training for small and rural library workers. The deadline to apply is January 20, 2020.  Learn more. ...

The Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood offers seed money to implement proposals that will improve the lives of young children and which could have a potential national application. The deadline is January 31, 2020. ...

Nonprofit organizations, schools and academic institutions are eligible to apply for Environmental Education Grants. The deadline is December 31, 2019.   ...

The 2020 Pennsylvania STEM Ambassador Program is open for applications until January 24, 2020. The Pennsylvania STEM Ambassador Program is made possible through PSAYDN, with training support from the Education Policy and Leadership Center (EPLC) and STEM Education Coalition, and...