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Anny Laepple will be the new executive director at Radnor Memorial Library. ...

3 D Printing class is held at the Indiana Free Library. ...

A State Library Genealogy workshop is highlighted in this Patriot News article. ...

If you are between the ages of 8 and 80, the Scottdale Public Library invites you to learn to knit or crochet in their Kid Stitch program. ...

Millvale Community Library is going solar.  Learn more. ...

Participate in the conversation at #ILEADUSA Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday while joining us for the streaming ILEAD USA Keynote Presentations at: http://www.uis.edu/technology/live/ileadu.html at the following times: Tuesday, March 24 11:00am:  Anne Craig, Director, Illinois...

ILEAD USA Pennsylvania Teams, Mentors and their Project Descriptions are listed below: ALT (Adult Basic Literacy) Team Members: Joanne Austin, Osterhout Free Library Edward Lupico, SCI Houtzdale Rick Miller, Executive Director, Osterhout Free Library Elaine Stefanko, Osterhout...

ILEAD USA begins on March 23, when 23 library workers from across Pennsylvania come together in 5 teams to solve community problems with the use of participatory technology.  This nine month program is divided into three in-person sessions of 4 days each in Harrisburg. Classes...

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By Beth Cackowski Early childhood literacy has always been at the forefront of the mission of public libraries. We do a lot to foster that goal with educational programming, storytimes and collection building. Lately programs aimed specifically at preparing children for Kindergarten...

Old books are used to create Blackout Poetry at the Bridgeville Public Library. ...