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Carnegie Free Library of Connellsville offers classes on Pinterest and use of iPads. ...

Pittston Memorial Library hosts Grandparents Raising Grandchildren support group as well as others. ...

The Pittsburgh City Paper highlights the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s 3-D printer.  Learn how they use hair spray! ...

Cumberland County Library System provides results on its online technology study and a consultant plans forums with experts and the community. ...

The Western Allegheny Community Library uses silver tickets to celebrate their 25th anniversary. ...

Scientific American is offering a program to connect scientists with educators!  Find out more at 1,000 Scientists in 1,000 Days! ...

DigitalLearn.org offers free learning tools to help you assist your patrons in learning how to use a computer, software, create a resume or find a job!  The online interactive lessons also comes with handouts that you can print.  Read the IMLS blog article, Supporting Trainers...

 The Summer Reading 2015 Statewide Workshop Registration form is available. ...

by Beth Cackowski The PA Forward Health Literacy team made incredible strides in 2014 with regards to making libraries part of the healthcare conversation in Pennsylvania. Jody Cole, chair of team, told me about some of the breakthroughs they have made with team partners in the...

Applicants will provide a list of previously published humanities books along with brief descriptions of the books and their intellectual significance. Depending on the length and topics of the books, the number to be digitized may vary. It is anticipated that applicants may propose...