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This is a link to the Office of Commonwealth Library (OCL)’s new 5-year Plan which we share in advance of our “OCL Plans for the Future” presentation on October 17 at the Pennsylvania Library Association annual conference.  In addition to that discussion, we hope to have...

To incorporate as many voices as possible, the deadline to complete Pennsylvania LSTA Survey 2021 (alchemer.com) has been extended. Feel free to post the survey on your website and share via social media.  During planning, there will be other ways Pennsylvanians can contribute...

Thank you to those who were able to attend the town hall that took place on 11/16/21 to introduce the LSTA 5-year plan evaluation.   For those who could not attend, the recording can be viewed on the For Librarians section of POWER Library.  To incorporate as many voices...

The Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) is the only federal program exclusively for libraries. It is administered by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  IMLS uses a population driven formula to distribute funds to states through its Grants to States program. ...