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The Free Library of Philadelphia Receives Three-Year Grant from the Institute of Museuam and Library Services for Community-Centered Libraries InitiativeE The grant will support staff training and curriculum development in community-centered library practice PHILADELPHIA, September...

“The ConnectED Library Challenge is a way for communities throughout the country to create or strengthen partnerships so that every child enrolled in school can receive a library card.  The initiative calls upon library directors to work with their mayors, school leaders,...

Adam Balcziunas

By Adam Balcziunas As I browsed through PA Forward’s Best Practices database recently, I couldn’t help but notice that the majority of contributions came from public libraries. In general, I have observed that my academic librarian colleagues are less likely to incorporate PA...

“President Obama announced the Open eBooks initiative.  A coalition of libraries, nonprofits, and publishers are collaborating to bring thousands of e-books to children through a new digital app.”  Read about it on UpNext: The IMLS Blog ...