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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. ...

Wild Apricot is offering a free webinar, Tools for More Effective Board Meetings,  on January 21 from 2:00pm – 3:00pm. Learn more and register. ...

The Weinberg Foundation offers capital grants, as well as older adult services, workforce development, education and general community support grants.  Letters of Intent are accepted on a rolling basis.  Learn more. ...

WebJunction’s Crossroads offers information about the Rural Information Center.  Learn about the Rural Federal Funding Database, including two USDA programs–one for facilities and one for distance learning and telemedicine, as well as many other resources. ...