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Paula Smith

This is part of a series of Session Notes from grantees who have received Professional Development grants. Each grantee will share their professional development experience and include tips and other resources from the workshop or class.  Grantees had their choice of an article...

by Amy Snyder Below is the sixth article in our series highlighting PA Forward’s partners.  Read on to find out more about our partner, their involvement in financial literacy, and how we can work with them to promote financial literacy. Our Partner:  Pennsylvania Credit Union...

The Lebanon County Library System is partnering with WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital for a healthy summer reading program.  Read about it in this Lebanon Daily News article. ...

Ashley Flynn

  By Ashley Flynn The Pennsylvania Library Association’s Academy of Leadership Studies (PALS) is a training opportunity designed help Pennsylvanian librarians maximize their leadership potential. Many participants come away from the experience feeling energized and confident...

ALA’s District Dispatch posted info on the Department of Labor’s Notice advising state workforce agencies, workforce boards. liaisons and American Job Center directors to collaborate with public libraries. The post provides a link to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity...

Read Why and How Do Nonprofits Work Together? at the Philanthropy News Digest site. ...

Summer Food Program

  Submitted by: Carmela A Carman Director of the Community Library of Lake & Salem Townships The Community Library of Lake & Salem Townships participated in the summer food service program during the summer reading program in 2014 and 2015. The library and a local...

Powerful Collaborations: Library-School Community Partnerships Webinar Tuesday, March 17, 2015 | 2-3 pm CT Julia Ideson Building – Houston, TX and via webcast This interactive webcast from the 2015 National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) Families Learning Summit, made...

From OCDEL: Invitation to Apply: 2015 Prekindergarten to Grade 3 (P-3) Governor’s Institute: P-3 Collaboration-Working Together for Student Success Deadline February 23, 2015 The Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Office of Child Development and Early Learning...