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Business2Community encourages small nonprofits to use the latest technology to be better fundraisers. ...

Public Library in DC teaches patrons how to use TOR to avoid the NSA ...

Library Journal shares the most accessed volumes in the HathiTrust database. ...

Apply to The Digital Public Library’s 3rd Class of Community representatives by February 13, 2015.  Community representatives are volunteers who are willing to help bring DPLA to their local communities through outreach activities or who support DPLA by working on special...

Grants are available ranging from $20,000 to $75,000 to support youth education with a specific focus on  STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects in addition to the environment. Eligibility:  Nonprofits Next deadline is May 1 but they will not start accepting...

Pew Research Internet Project provides a social media update for 2014 showing that Facebook is the most popular social media site for the 81% of Americans who are on the Internet.  Learn more by accessing the full report. ...

Eastern Monroe Public Library to host drummer from Ghana. ...

Carnegie Free Library of Connellsville offers classes on Pinterest and use of iPads. ...

Pittston Memorial Library hosts Grandparents Raising Grandchildren support group as well as others. ...

The Pittsburgh City Paper highlights the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s 3-D printer.  Learn how they use hair spray! ...