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The American Association of University Women, AAUW,  is offering Community Action Grants for projects that promote education and equality for women and girls.  The deadline is January 15, 2015.  Read more. ...

Upstart’s Collaborative School Library Award recognizes colaboration betweeen school librarians and teachers.  The award is $2500.  Learn more. ...

eSchool News provides five trends that will impact education. ...

The Huffington Post Blog explains why librarians are essential and mentions the 2011 Pennsylvania School Library study as referenced in School Library Journal.   ...

Ring in the new year with new health coverage. If you haven’t already done so, create an account at HealthCare.gov today. Applying only takes a few minutes. A little time now can save you money later. When you apply you’ll find out if you’re eligible for a...

USCIS & IMLS Webinar On December 17, 2014 USCIS (US Citizenship & Immigration Services) and IMLS presented a Webinar on the overview of customer service tools and resources for public libraries.  USCIS is the government agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United...

The Times-Tribune offers an editorial on the importance of literacy and the increase in funding for e-rate. ...

Downingtown Library community helps move library to new location. ...

Libraries in Iowa offer driver’s license kiosks! What can your library provide in a kiosk?   ...

The Lackawanna County Library System digitizes out of print cookbooks created by local organizations.  Read more! ...