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A Connect & Communicate Series Virtual Discussion Friday, January 30, 12:00pm During this hour, academic librarians are invited to share their experiences confronting dangerous situations in the library, as well as their concerns, thoughts, ideas, and suggestions for keeping...

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Stacey A. Aldrich. State Librarian

  Happy New Year Everyone! Wow, it is hard to believe that we are already almost two weeks into 2015! As we move into a new and shiny year, it is good to briefly reflect on 2014 and where we will focus our energy this year.  Last January, I posted 10 areas that the State...

The 2014 Pennsylvania Public Library Data Collection (formerly known as the “PUBLIC LIBRARY ANNUAL REPORT”) is now available for completion.  The portal page for LibPAS is accessible through the following link, https://pa.countingopinions.com/. SPECIAL NOTES: INSTRUCTIONS: Please...

Read about seed libraries and ALEC. ...

— Submitted by Kathy Silks, Project Manager, PA Forward | Pennsylvania Libraries 2014 was a banner year for PA Forward, thanks to the dedication, strategic thinking, and very hard work of so many people:  the project’s Steering Committee and its seven subcommittees, five...

Here are a few links to follow up on the Demographic Profile webinar held this past December: 1)      The Webinar can be accessed through POWER LIBRARY. 2)      All of the Demographic Profiles are now available via POWER LIBRARY. 3)      Please take a moment and send...

Dear Librarians: Hunger is a severe roadblock to the learning process. Lack of nutrition during the summer months may set up a cycle of poor performance once school begins. The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is a federally funded program that provides nutritious meals for hungry...

Do you want to know if your website is accessible?  Plug your URL into this accessibility site!  It will tell you of known and potential problems with your site and explain any corrections needed. ...

Kinder Morgan offers capital grants for libraries as well as program support in other areas.  Deadlines are the 10th of every other month starting with January. ...