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Bucks County Free Library System provides a website, which lists badges and activities for children and their caregivers.  Read the Perkasie News-Herald article. ...

Washington, DC—The Maker movement is coming to Washington, DC, and the Capitol Hill Maker Faire kicks off the celebration. The June 11 event is being held in conjunction with the much larger National Maker Faire at the University of DC, on June 12–13, and will be followed by...

The May issue of the College and Research Libraries Newsletter is available! ...

The Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration recently released the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Quick Start Action Planner (QSAP), a new technical assistance tool for implementing the WIOA. Contact your local public workforce leaders and...

The next presentation on Covered Bridges will be held at noon, Thursday, May 14 at the State Library, Room 321, 607 South Dr., Harrisburg. The presenter is Joyce Soroka, a former state employee who has served in Pennsylvania and other states on the board of several groups aimed...

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By Adam Balcziunas Now that spring is finally here—please, please, let it be here—it’s time to get re-energized!  There are many ways to do this, such as attending your PaLA chapter’s spring workshop, catching up on some professional reading, etc. Another easy and fun...

Read the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s article “What Every Librarian Needs to Know About HTTPS.” ...

Want to help residents who need to search for work opportunities?  Access the archive, slides, chat, learner guide, and related links for the archived WebJunction webinar that was presented on May 6th.  Jason Broughton, South Carolina State Library Outreach Coordinator, spoke...

SIMCON is coming to the Joseph T Simpson Public Library on May 16-17. ...

Who do you know who stars in one of these videos? Watch the Pennsylvania Ilead Teams’ videos from the March session of ILEAD USA Pennsylvania! The following teams introduce their community problem, which they will solve with a participatory technology product, in creative...