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A group of ALA Emerging Leaders has developed a site to help library staff find information about data training opportunities.  See https://ripl.lrs.org/data-pathways/. ...

Great Stories Club Grants on Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Learn  about the American Library Association’s Great Stories Club series on Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT), a thematic reading and discussion program that engages underserved teens...

Access the American Library Association’s Libraries’ Guide to the 2020 Census.  Learn more and access the link to sign up for ALA’s Census newsletter. ...

EXTON: The Chester County Library has been selected as one of 16 public libraries nationwide to receive a $10,000 American Dream Literacy Initiative grant from the American Library Association (ALA) and Dollar General Literacy Foundation. The Chester County Library was selected...

Check out the new webinars offered by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM). Click on the links below for more information or to register. March 20  What’s Nutrition Got to Do With It? An Introduction to Online and Community-Based Resources for Successful Aging. March...

February 27, 2019 — Libraries and the 2020 Census: 3:00 PM EST – 4:00 PM EST  State and local governments are organizing for the upcoming 2020 Census.  Hear from librarians who have been involved with Complete Count efforts.   Learn more and Register here  ...

WebJunction has content as well as webinars!  Here’s some highlighted content on WebJunction: WebJunction at ALA Midwinter in Seattle:  ALA Midwinter 2019 was held in Seattle in January, and WebJunction staff was there, hosting sessions to share what we’ve been working...

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 American Library Association has announced the Emerging Leader Participants for the Class of 2019.  Among the leaders are Corey Hall of Palmyra and Robbin Degeratu of Bellefonte.  Read more on the ALA site. ...

ALA President Loida Garcia-Febo will host a FREE webinar, The Heart of Librarianship, at 10 a.m. EST on Nov. 14, 2018. To participate, register for the event.  Read more about the webinar. ...