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  The Butler Area Public Library celebrated its 125th anniversary on June 22nd with an old-fashioned Ice Cream Social. Three-hundred and fifty library friends, staff, and community representatives gathered in the library’s courtyard for an ice cream sundae bar, games,...

Forty years ago the Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library created the Words On Wheels (WOW) bookmobile program to serve seniors throughout Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.  In 1979, using federal seed money and do-it-yourself grit, librarian Alan Reider transformed a former...

Association’s professional development tracks help librarians, staff and volunteers support library’s efforts in local communities Mechanicsburg, PA (November 27, 2018) – For the last decade, the Pennsylvania Library Association has been helping to develop librarians into...

The Scranton Public Library will be celebrating 125 years of service during its Swingin’ on Vine block party and fundraiser on Friday, May 25, 2018 from 5-8 PM. The Scranton Public Library first opened its doors to the people of Scranton and Lackawanna County on June 1, 1893....

The Muncy Public Library is celebrating it’s 80th Anniversary this year.  Celebrations will be kicked off on January 28 with Authors in Our Backyard.  The public is invited to stop in and meet twelve local authors.  Genres include children , young adult and adult fiction...

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has released the data from the 2015 Public Library Survey, and a new report based on the 2014 data. Access the site Find your library and explore the data–find information on more than 9,000 public library systems...

The Office of Commonwealth Libraries would like to know if your library is: Breaking ground for a construction project; Celebrating a library anniversary or milestone retirement; Announcing a notable new service or program (e.g. MakerSpace opening, special PA Forward program or...

The Schlow Centre Region Library will celebrate its 60th anniversary this year!  Read more. ...

Read about Abington Township Public Library’s 50th Anniversary! ...

The Ulysses Library is celebrating its 100th Anniversary. ...