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Registration for Spring Training is open and will be in-person at the following locations: March 30 – King of Prussia (The Alloy – 301 W Dekalb Pike) March 31 – Scranton (Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel – 700 Lackawanna Ave.) April 4 – State College (Penn Stater Hotel...

Digging Up Your Roots: Finding Your Family History March 4, 2021 from noon – 1pm Join Amy and Kathy, expert librarians at the State Library of Pennsylvania with over 15 years of genealogy experience, for a free, live Zoom event. This workshop is for adults who would like to learn...

American Library Association (ALA), in partnership with Five-Star Technology Solutions, is offering  Virtual Learning and Enhancement Grants of $1,000 available for 90 school, tribal, public, and academic libraries.  The application deadline is September 17, 2020. ...

Glenn R. Miller

  Recruiting for Rare Collections Librarian, State Library of Pennsylvania As the Office of Commonwealth Libraries (OCL) continues to rebuild its staff following some key staff retirements, I’m pleased to share a special and unique invitation to join the State Library of...

Fall 2019 POWER Library Training Dates and Locations are now available! September 17 – Crowne Plaza (King of Prussia) September 18 – Ephrata Public Library September 19 – Bucks County IU22 (Doylestown) September 24 – Appalachia – IU 8 (Altoona) September...

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<iframe src=” https://www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html?id=GTM-5ZZ9XQ9 ” height=”0″ width=”0″ style=”display:none;visibility:hidden”></iframe> Gale Digital Resources Now Available at More Than 2,600 Libraries Across Pennsylvania HARRISBURG,...

TrueFLIX

  TrueFLIX is now available!  However, it is only available when you update your e-resource links.   While all library types are welcome to update their e-resource links at this time, we especially encourage public libraries to update their links prior to the return of over...

“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 ...