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The American Library Association (ALA) invites library workers to apply to be part of Resilient Communities: Libraries Respond to Climate Change, a pilot program to help public and academic libraries engage their communities in programs and conversations that address the climate...

Deadline: July 15, 2020 (Submissions close at 11:59 p.m. EDT.) The Jerry Kline Community Impact Prize, developed in partnership between the Gerald M. Kline Family Foundation and Library Journal, was created in 2019 to recognize the public library as a vital community asset. When...

On Saturday, May 30, the Boyertown Community Library shared a Spring Art Show, which generated nearly 200 views and positive feedback.  The show, which was featured on ALA’s Programming Librarian site, contained pieces from community members.  View the show on YouTube. ...

MEMO TO:  Public Library Directors; District Library Administrators and Consultants; System Administrators; Governor’s Advisory Council on Library Development; Office of Commonwealth Libraries Staff cc: Statewide library email distribution lists at 4:00 pm on March 23, 2020 FROM:...

ALA is offering a new learning series, Libraries Transforming Communities: Facilitation Skills for Small and Rural Libraries.  The series will help library workers develop facilitation skills to engage with their communities. The project includes a suite of facilitation...

Washington, DC. — For the second year, the Institute of Museum and Library Services is accepting grant applications for Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries (APP). The deadline to apply is December 2, 2019. APP is a special initiative of National Leadership...

Pennsylvania Citizens for Better Libraries is proud to announce the upcoming 2019 Friends Institute The Institute will be held Saturday, September 28, 2019, at the Genetti Hotel and Suites in Williamsport, PA.  This is the sixth Friends Institute and is an opportunity to network...

  The annual Harwood Summit will be held September 19-21 at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, PA.  Learn more.     ...

The Free Library of Philadelphia is offering Skills for Community-Centered Libraries training, designed to enhance staff members’ abilities to support positive changes in the neighborhoods.  The Programming Librarian blog states that researchers determined that 21.5 percent...

A partnership between Library Journal and the Gerald M. Kline Family Foundation has created the Jerry Kline Community Impact Prize.  Learn more and apply by August 1, 2019. ...