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(JOHNSTOWN, PA.) – The Cambria County Library is a 2020 recipient of a Banned Books Weeks Grant from the Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF). This grant is offered through the Judith F. Krug Memorial Fund, honoring the FTRF founder who worked to prevent censorship and protect First...

Cambria County Library is the first stop on the American Library Association’s Holding Space: A national conversation series with libraries.  Learn more and register for Stronger Together for Workforce Development, which will be held on Monday, July 27.   ...

Ashley Flynn is the new Director at the Cambria County Library.  Read about it! ...

Deputy Secretary Glenn Miller assists in the ribbon cutting at the new location of Career Link at the Cambria County Library.  Read more in a previous Compendium post. ...

The Cambria County Library is the new home of PA CareerLink of Cambria County. Read about it! ...

A FREE half-day workshop will be presented in partnership with the Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC)! See agenda below. Date:  Tuesday, September 13   9:30am – 1:00pm Location:  Cambria County Library, Johnstown, PA Speakers: Frances Harrell, Senior Preservation...

A FREE one-day workshop will be presented in partnership with the Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC)! See agenda below. Date:  Tuesday, September 12   9:30am – 4:00pm Location:  Cambria County Library, Johnstown, PA Speakers: Frances Harrell, Senior Preservation...

by Ashley Flynn The evolving technology landscape makes for a very exciting – and challenging – aspect of library service. For librarians, staying up to date with the numerous devices on the market is daunting. However, the public desperately needs exactly this type...

The State Library launched a competitive LSTA grant process this fall.  We received 80 grant requests for a total of $1,966,074.98. A careful review process of all projects was conducted and a total of $413,416 was awarded to the following projects: Grantee Project Title Grant Central...