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  By Adam Balcziunas As you probably already know, information literacy (IL) is one of five “essential literacies” identified by PA Forward that all Pennsylvanians need in order to succeed in the various aspects of their lives.  Last October, I wrote about the ongoing...

Presenter:  Lydia Collins, Consumer Health Coordinator, NN/LM MAR Date / Time:  March 10th / Noon – 1 pm (ET) Where:   https://webmeeting.nih.gov/boost2/ Online / No Registration Required Summary:  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the...

Presenter:  Missy Harvey, Technology & Communication Coordinator, NN/LM MAR Date / Time:  March 5th / 10 am – Noon (ET) Register here Summary:  This class examines strategies to assist librarians with preparing for, responding to, and recovering from emergencies. It...

Did you know that minorities are underrepresented in STEAM education and professional fields, and that children of color routinely score below their white peers in math and science? The library can help bridge this STEAM gap with programs and services developed with the intent of...

The history of the Coyle Free Library in Chambersburg is featured in Public Opinion Lifestyle. ...

Edward Oberholtzer is the new director at the Thomas Beaver Free Library. ...

The Scottdale Public Library started its Love Your Library fundraising campaign on Valentine’s Day. What a memorable way to start an annual campaign!  What other celebrations can be used?  Get Some Green for Your Library starting on St. Patrick’s Day? When do you...

School employees are raising money for Schlow Centre Region Library after flood.   ...

The Wilkes-Barre Library District has been focusing  on promoting their online resources since July of 2014.  Elaine Stefanko, Coordinator of Information Services at the Osterhout Free Library says that “the District believes it is important that those resources be promoted...

A frozen pipe at Schlow Centre Region Library breaks and causes flood damage. ...