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This is a photo of Archivist Jennifer Hurl; center, Register of Wills Sharon Ackerman; right,  and Archives Assistant Carolyn McKinney with awards.

Staff members from the Meyersdale Public Library‘s Pennsylvania Room were recently awarded certificates of appreciation from the Somerset County Office of the Register of Wills.  Archives Assistant Carolyn McKinney and Archivist Jennifer Hurl were recognized for their assistance...

The Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC) and the Pennsylvania State Historical Records Advisory Board (SHRAB) have announced that the Historical & Archival Records Care (HARC) grant program is open. Awards will improve the preservation of historically valuable...

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Recent Acquisitions of the Senate Library Alexandra Barbush Within the last month, the Senate Library was pleased to welcome two additions to our archival and items collections, respectively.  While we do operate as a legal reference library for the Senate of Pennsylvania, we...

As part of the REALM project’s research, Battelle has conducted three natural attenuation studies to provide information on how long the virus may survive on materials common to archives, libraries, and museums.   Access WebJunction to learn the results! ...

From           Sarah Greene, Director, State Library of Pennsylvania Date             April 24, 2020 Re                 Pennsylvania Libraries COVID-19 Digital Archive   Pennsylvania Libraries COVID-19 Digital Archive The State Library of Pennsylvania...

Washington, DC. — For the second year, the Institute of Museum and Library Services is accepting grant applications for Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries (APP). The deadline to apply is December 2, 2019. APP is a special initiative of National Leadership...

IMLS National Leadership Grants for Libraries  support projects that enhance the quality of library and archive services nationwide by advancing theory and practice. Successful proposals will generate results such as new tools, research findings, models, services, practices, or...

Glenn R. Miller

  Recruiting for Rare Collections Librarian, State Library of Pennsylvania As the Office of Commonwealth Libraries (OCL) continues to rebuild its staff following some key staff retirements, I’m pleased to share a special and unique invitation to join the State Library of...

Seeking Applications for School Library, Community Memory, and Digital Inclusion Grants Washington, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services has launched a new special initiative, Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries (APP), and is accepting grant...

DC Public Library announces a subgrant application opportunity for public libraries to join the Memory Lab Network project. (DCPL), in partnership with the Public Library Association (PLA), is distributing the Memory Lab model to seven public libraries across the nation with funding...