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Anyone who takes FREE WebJunction webinars or has an account in WebJunction’s Course Catalog is a WebJunction Member and… …..as a WebJunction member, you and your immediate family members are eligible to receive a 25% tuition savings on Drexel University’s online...

Find professional development opportunities in October 2018 by topic or date at WebJunction. Also check out upcoming WebJunction webinars and  WebJunction’s course catalog.   All WebJunction courses and webinars are FREE and count towards Pennsylvania public library...

  Keystone Grant Awards I am very pleased to announce on behalf of the Pennsylvania Department of Education that the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will be awarding 27 municipalities with Keystone grants to improve their local libraries. The grants, ranging from a low of $6,500...

Public libraries invited to apply for American Creed Community Conversations programming grants| The American Library Association (ALA), in partnership with Citizen Film and the National Writing Project, invites public libraries to apply for programming grants to host community...

Public Library Association seeks stories on courage, offering winners up to $1,000 and the opportunity to be published in Short Story Dispensers worldwide (CHICAGO) – Sept. 25, 2018 – America’s libraries are home to countless volumes and voices...

by Eva Balick: Girls Who Code Grows Our Free After School Clubs Program in New Jersey and Pennsylvania My name is Eve Balick and I am the Regional Partnership Coordinator for Girls Who Code in NJ and PA. a national non-profit the mission of which is to close the gender gap in technology....

book week

(Carlisle, PA) The Bosler Memorial Library and Friends of Bosler Memorial Library biennial Celebrate the Book Week Festival is coming soon! Starting Friday, October 19 with Wine and Words and ending Saturday, October 27 with Young Adult Day there is something for everyone during...

Eleven libraries have formed the Lehigh Carbon Library Cooperative. ...

Gale Topic Collections (InfoTrac Collections) added to POWER Library Portal In addition to the new Gale e-resources that have been presented on the POWER Library Portal since August 1, there are also 29 additional topic collections (InfoTrac Collections) available if a user navigates...

Amy Resh is the new system administrator at the Berks County Library System.  Read about it at the WFMZ site. ...