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Those kids are hungry…Prepare to Feed them!  The Summer Food Service Program is FREE!  This USDA program provides lunches and/or snacks for the children at your library and is administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.  Find out more on the Summer Food Service...

The Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood offers seed money to implement proposals that will improve the lives of young children and which could have a potential national application. The deadline is January 31, 2020. ...

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  by Meghan Lynch Business Outreach Librarian Chester County Library The Welcome to the Library program at the Chester County Library in Exton, PA, was inspired by the realization that although new library card holders are given a lot of literature about various library programs...

Read about board games at the Schlow Centre Region Library! ...

Access the article, Community Partners Enhance Programs (opens as a pdf), written by Lisa Rand, Youth Service Coordinator at the Boyertown Library.  It was first published in VOYA Magazine June 2018. ...

Code Club For Small and Rural Libraries The Institute of Museum and Library Sciences is funding a grant to deliver all the resources necessary to run a code club in small and rural public libraries. Those resources include one-on-one training sessions, code club software,...

A thank you note was received from a happy customer! The family borrowed a museum pass from the Penn Wynne Library, a branch of the Lower Merion Library System.  The family was able to visit the Museum of the American Revolution for free with the pass. The pass is just one of many...

Darby Free Library has added a Butterfly garden and is developing Butterflies from caterpillars. When the Butterflies mature and the garden blooms the butterflies will be set free. This summer long activity includes stories, crafts and caring for the garden and future butterflies....

Street Outreach Program The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) within the US Department of Health and Human Services  announces the availability of funds under the Street Outreach Program (SOP). SOPs work to increase young people’s personal safety, social and emotional...

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Learning does not end when school lets out; neither does the need for good nutrition.  YOUR LIBRARY CAN HELP!   Become a site or a sponsor for the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).  This year’s application deadline is June 15. Learn more here! Engage your community–Engage...