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Flag Display: Thank You to Latino Unidos

                On September 18, 2018 Martin Library’s Teen Leadership committee hosted the Welcoming Week 2018, Cultural Jam: Teens Creating Community event. The event was co-hosted by The Matts Youth Center. Teens and their family members...

Flag Day 2018

Flag Day Ceremony On Thursday, June 14th  the North Pocono Public Library celebrated with a brief patriotic Flag Day Ceremony to honor the symbol of our country, and to honor those who have served and continue to serve to preserve our freedom. Moscow, PA June 14, 2018 The North...

Mechanicsburg, PA (April 9, 2018) – Libraries continue to be strong community resources, demonstrating the power of literacy in action. During the 2018 National Library Week celebration, the Pennsylvania Library Association is thanking libraries throughout the commonwealth for...

Susan Sentz

  By: Susan Sentz We view our libraries as community centers, providing much needed services to our patrons. During the holiday season many libraries go beyond the typical library services to serve their communities in nontraditional ways.  A great way to help give back this...

By Elizabeth Hess It appears that we can no longer consider self-publishing a mere trend, if recent statistics are any indication! In 2014, Publisher’s Weekly reported on a study that found “self-published books now represent 31% of e-book sales on Amazon’s Kindle Store”...

By Angie Andre I get very excited when I learn about a new gadget that we could use in a library Maker Program. I can see the possibility and the excitement that this shiney new technology will bring to patrons  young and old. Then I look at the price tag, the quantity we would...

Caitlyn Boland

  by Caitlyn Boland, Assistant Director at the Butler Area Public Library Established in 1956, Foundation Center is the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide. Through data, analysis, and training, it connects people who want to change the world to the...

Christie Himmelreich

Our Partner:  The Pennsylvania Municipal League Partner Profile: The Pennsylvania Municipal League (PML) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization established in 1900 as an advocate for Pennsylvania’s 3rd class cities.  Today, the PML represents participating Pennsylvania...

by Melissa Correll   Saturday mornings are usually pretty quiet at Lycoming College’s Snowden Library. On Saturday, February 6th, however, groups of students convened around the fireplace to read aloud and raise money for a great cause. This February marked the 12th Annual...

Sarah Applegate

by Sarah Applegate PA Forward Civic and Social Literacy Summit March 8, 2016 at the Dickinson School of Law I’m going to be honest here and say that when I was first asked about attending this workshop my immediate reaction was no.  I hear terms like “civic” and I’m...