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Registration for the 2019 PA Forward Information Literacy Summit is available. The summit is taking place on Monday, July 15 at the Conference Center at Central Penn. Please see full details, including session descriptions and location info This year’s theme is Literacy is...

More than 40 libraries reached PA Forward Star Library status July 1 to September 30, 2018 Mechanicsburg, PA (October 4, 2018) – “Libraries throughout Pennsylvania continue highlighting that they are more than book repositories, earning stars along the way and underscoring...

Money on our minds: How to help library patrons make financial choices You are invited to participate in a webinar to learn about the  Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) financial education resources on Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 2 to 3 p.m. eastern standard time....

Brandi Hunter-Davenport

  by Brandi Hunter-Davenport, PA Library Association, PA Forward Project Manager Incorporating the PA Forward framework into your everyday programming may seem a bit daunting but there is a Training Team here to help you get going. The Training Team is comprised of multiple...

Brandi Hunter-Davenport

  Brandi Hunter-Davenport,  PA Forward Project Manager PA Library Association,  In a day and age when people are not readily accepted for their differences but ridiculed or shunned for them, it is important now more than ever to continue to have safe, inclusive spaces and...

PA Forward initiative connects residents with library programming; tells story of what libraries bring to local communities Mechanicsburg, PA (Jan. 3, 2017) – The new year brings a new statewide program for Pennsylvania’s libraries according to the Pennsylvania Library Association...