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Enter your library to win a Webby Award.  The categories are: Websites, Video, Advertising, Media & PR, Apps, Mobile, and Voice, Social, Podcasts, Games. The deadline is December 20, 2019.  Learn more and enter! ...

We are excited to announce the Pennsylvania Libraries for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LBPH) in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia are now easing certification barriers for Pennsylvanians with dyslexia and other reading disabilities. Both Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh-LBPH and...

The Teaching, Learning & Technology Round Table of the Pennsylvania Library Association is excited to close out 2018 by offering you a free professional development webinar! Please join to learn how you can make database instruction fun through gamification. Session: Search...

The SAG-AFTRA Foundation streams videos featuring well-known actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.  This award-winning children’s literacy website is Storyline Online. The site also offers activity guides.  Click on the photo of...

Library of Congress funded educational apps are available FREE !  Check out Eagle Eye Citizen, Engaging Congress and KidCitizen!  Each app uses primary sources form the Library of Congress.       ...

Learn about the Congressional App Challenge on District Dispatch! ...

Michael Hayward

Michael Hayward gave a presentation on Schlow Library’s  Card Management App at the March session of  ILEAD USA.  Access a recording to learn how your library can also develop one! Michael started working at Schlow Library as a volunteer, where he was eventually hired...

Open eBooks is an app containing thousands of popular and award-winning titles that are free for children from in-need households.   Learn more.  You can also watch First Lady Michele Obama’s message about the program. ...

The Schlow Centre Region Library has developed an app for managing library cards and linking to library services. Read more ...

York County Libraries is getting rid of its mobile app. ...