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The application process for the 2015 “Leading to the Future” ALA Leadership Institute (Aug. 9-13, Eaglewood Resort, Itasca, Illinois) is now open, with applications accepted through April 8, 2015. Building on the success of the 2013 and 2014 ALA Leadership Institutes, and with...

Library cuts have impacted schools in Philadelphia.  The article quotes Deb Kachel.   ...

Dollar General offers the following grants with deadlines of February 26, 2015:  Adult Literacy, Family Literacy and Summer Reading. The Youth Literacy grant deadline is May 21, 2015 ...

The National Summer Learning Association will offer the Excellence in Summer Learning Award and The Founder’s Award.  The awards recognize “outstanding summer programs or models that demonstrate excellence in accelerating academic achievement and promoting healthy development...

Indian Valley Public Library will hold workshops on Teen Dating Violence. ...

Adults are invited to a stress-free ‘Bad Art’ night at the Oakmont Carnegie Library. ...

The Public Library for Union County will hold a workshop on Cooking for  Crowd. ...

A gardening series will be held at Mt. Lebanon Public Library. ...

Free Library of Northampton Township opens a Braille Reading Collection ...

Access free audio books at Open Culture. http://www.openculture.com/freeaudiobooks ...