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The Story of LAMP Dean Bog provides a tour of LAMP with interviews with patrons and staff. LAMP stands for the Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians. Learn more about LAMP and find out how this could be of benefit to you or your patrons!     ...

Plan your training for the new month! Find professional development opportunities in August at WebJunction!  All WebJunction courses and webinars are FREE and count towards Pennsylvania public library CE requirements. Remember to check WebJunction Courses, WebJunction Webinars,...

Read below for information about a grant opportunity to support public library programs: The Yiddish Book Center’s “Stories of Exile” Reading Groups for Public Libraries is a reading and discussion program to engage teens and adults in thinking about experiences of displacement,...

July 26, 2022 Pennsylvania Releases New App to Connect Students and Families ​Experiencing Homelessness with Resources Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) today announced the creation of Finding Your Way in PA, a Pennsylvania-based mobile and desktop...

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Beginning August 2022, the State Library of Pennsylvania will be open the second Saturday of each month from 10 AM – 4 PM. Please use an online form if you are requesting research materials from the Forum Building. If you would like to browse the shelves, pick up and return...

Is Your Library a Cooling Place? Libraries across the country have been promoting their facility as a cooling station, offering longer hours for those wishing to take advantage of the library’s air conditioning and water for hydration.  Sometimes it is the municipality that...

The Pennsylvania State Historical Records Advisory Board (SHRAB) is pleased to announce a new cycle of Historical & Archival Records Care Grants, funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC). Individual grants in amounts up to and including $5,000. No...

Pennsylvania’s Education for Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness Program is offering virtual Build Your Best School Year Virtual Summer Camp Middle School Kids Camp: Monday, Aug. 8 – Friday, Aug. 12 (Students grades 6 – 8), 9 AM – 2:30 PM High School Kids...

The Seventh Annual Pennsylvania Citizens for Better Libraries (PCBL) Friends Institute will occur on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at the Holiday Inn in Grantville, PA. The theme for the 2022 event is “Welcome Back Friends!” Review the agenda for a description of what...