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Glenn R. Miller

  I’m pleased to announce that the Pennsylvania Public Library Accounting Manual (2018, PDF) has been revised and updated.  An Office of Commonwealth Libraries’ (OCL) team, led by Library Advisor Diana Megdad, along with Certified Public Accountants at McKonly & Asbury,...

Pennsylvania Citizens for Better Libraries is proud to announce the upcoming 2016 Friends Institute. The Institute will be held Saturday, October 8, 2016, at the Holiday Inn in Grantville, PA.  This is the third Friends Institute and is an opportunity to network with other Friends...

Pennsylvania Citizens for Better Libraries is proud to announce the upcoming 2016 Friends Institute. The Institute will be held Saturday, October 8, 2016, at the Holiday Inn in Grantville, PA. This is the third Friends Institute and is an opportunity to network with other Friends...

skillsoft

The Pennsylvania Office of Commonwealth Libraries offers access to Skillsoft through our partnership with WebJunction. This learning management system provides access to over 500 online self-paced courses and over 30,000 short, instructional videos. There are resources on topics...

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You have free access to online courses on a wide range of topics through our state subscription to SkillPort. Here are just a few of the courses that you can take: Time Management: Ready, Set…FOCUS! (NEW) Communicating with Confidence Basic Presentation Skills: Delivering a Presentation Leadership...

Sarah Applegate

    Sarah Applegate On August 8, 2015 we had our final Summer Reading Club program for the teen group at Coyle Free Library, which turned out to be a fundraiser for the fall.  I was hesitant about hosting a car wash with a group of teenagers at first but, let me tell...

The Butts in the Seat blog linked to this Bridgespan Nonprofit Cost Analysis Toolkit, which may assist in figuring out the true cost of your programs.     ...

Join  QuickBook’s Made Easy  on Thursday, February 26 at 2:00pm with Intuit’s CEO Gregg Bossen who will go through beginner topics in this free, 90-minute webinar.  The webinar would be good for newbies as well as for those needing a refresher.  See below for an...