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Introducing loc.gov: Orientation and Research Strategies Learn about resources at the Library of Congress! When:  Wednesday, May 16, 11:00 am – 12:00 noon EDT Registration: Please register via Eventbrite.* The Library of Congress is the nation’s oldest federal cultural...

PBS offers Point of View (POV) Documentaries for free viewing at public libraries!  Learn how you can parnter with them. PBS Books is also partnering with The Great American Read, an eight-part television competition and nationwide campaign, exploring the “power of...

Top 18 Interviews of PA Books To celebrate the contribution to preserving Pennsylvania’s history and culture by PA Books, the 18 favorites, including the 800th episode, will be available FREE of charge streaming on the PCN Select app or at this page until the end of March. PA...

Iren Snavely

    Iren L. Snavely, Jr. Rare Books Librarian, State Library of Pennsylvania   How to Determine Book Condtion? One of the most common questions people ask-whether bibliophiles or the heirs to family treasures—is what is the condition of my book?  Adjectives such...