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Robert M. Gallivan

Robert Gallivan, PhD,  is a lay member the Governor’s Advisory Council from Erie. He is on the bylaw committee and has served on the legislative committee, as well as others. Gallivan is a retired Organic Chemist. He earned a PhD in organic chemistry from Purdue University...

Jessica Miller

  by Jessica Miller, Coordinator, Washington County Library System Do you want to be able to better prepare your patrons based on where your community is heading?  This was the focus of the Research Institute for Public Libraries (RIPL) Conference in August. At RIPL, we learned...

POWER-Teens

POWER Teens Website Now Available for Comment Designed with middle school teens in mind, POWER Teens is a mobile-friendly website featuring the POWER resources for teen users. Based on the feedback from the library community, the POWER Teens site does not promote grade levels or...

Newest eMedicare Tool Provides Valuable Information to Mobile Users CMS NEWS January 28, 2019 Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) launched a new app that gives consumers a modernized Medicare experience with direct access on a mobile device to some of the...

Healthy Aging: Connecting Older Adults to Health Information – January 31, 11:00 AM-1:00 PM ET Did you know that the 65+ population will outnumber children for the first time in history by 2020? Given the rapid growth of this demographic, this “train the trainer”...

Tammy Garrison

  By Tammy Garrison, Executive Director Clinton County Libraries, Annie Halenbake Ross Library Annie Halenbake Ross Library, part of the Clinton County Libraries, has been making significant strides to be ready for the 2020s, a decade that is approaching with ferocious speed....

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) is encouraging organizations across the state to help provide nutritious meals to children in low-income areas during the summer months through the Department’s Summer Food Service Program. “To grow, learn, and...

New QuestionPoint Interface, Best Practices, and More! Join Karri Sites, OCLC QuestionPoint Library Services Consultant, for a webinar demonstrating the new QuestionPoint interface, covering chat best practices, and more. Libraries that contribute staff time to Chat with a Librarian...

A collection of ALA e-books are now available in the EBSCO E-Books e-resource for Pennsylvania library staff.  The e-books cover topics from storytimes, designing space, children’s literature, serving those with special needs, serving teens, intellectual freedom, and more. ...

The Library of Congress invites organizations committed to the advancement of literacy to apply for the 2019 Library of Congress Literacy Awards. Applications will be accepted from January 14 to March 8, 2019. Created and supported by philanthropist David M. Rubenstein, the Literacy...