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BookFestPA, July 7-9, is virtual again this year.  Many local authors/illustrators will be located in the Virtual Tent.  A presentation by Charnaie Gordon, Drink & Draw with Brom, and a Conversation with J. Courtney Sullivan (Friends and Strangers) are scheduled events. ...

Berks County Public Libraries introduced EnChroma color blind glasses for use by county library patrons.  Read about the event and watch the reveal. Learn more. ...

SciStarter, in partnership with Arizona State University, has launched the National Citizen and Community Center Network with the goal of providing resources, support, and connections to libraries across the country interested in becoming a community hub for citizen science. Sign-up...

The REALM Project offers an updated briefing, prepared by Battelle.  It reviews research on COVID-19 vaccination, variant strains of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, and ventilation that may affect building operations, policies, and procedures. ...

PA History: Read It, See It You’re invited to discover the fascinating history that surrounds you here in Pennsylvania! “PA History: Read It, See It” is a new series of virtual programs presented by the State Library of Pennsylvania in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Historical...

WebJunction would like your input in their 2021 Satisfaction Survey. The goal of this survey is to make sure that WebJunction continues to be the best resource for supporting all kinds of library learning. Please take a few minutes to share your opinions on WebJunction and areas...

POWER Library Spring Training Recordings are Now Available Missed a live session or just can’t get enough and want to watch it again? The recordings for all 4 sessions are now available in the POWER Library – For Librarians. You can view the following trainings: Help...

ALA is looking for libraries in Pennsylvania to apply for NASA@ My Library. NASA@ My Library is a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) education initiative that will increase and enhance STEAM learning opportunities for library patrons throughout the nation, with...

The I Love My Librarian Award opens on June 23!  Up to 10 libraries receive $5,000 each and more.  Let your community know! ...

Interested in getting the word out about your summer programs?  Libraries are encouraged to contact PA PBS! Send an email to papbsmarketing@wvia.org for more information. ...