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The Public Relations and Marketing Committee of the Pennsylvania Library Association is pleased to offer a media toolkit to be used for celebrating National Library Week in April. The National Library Week 2019 toolkit is now available on the Pennsylvania Library Association’s...

WW1 uniforms

  Boyertown Community Library has an exhibit in honor of the 100-year anniversary of the end of WWI.  The exhibit is available through the month of November.  It includes uniforms, metals, helmets, and more!                                           ...

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  by Bev Leonhardt, Warren Public Library Throughout December of 2017, the Wetmore Gallery at Warren Public Library in Warren exhibited a selection of festive vintage Christmas sheet music cover art surrounded by lovely decorations. The sheet music was selected from our Robertson...

A FREE one-day workshop will be presented in partnership with the Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC)! See agenda below. Date:  Tuesday, September 12   9:30am – 4:00pm Location:  Cambria County Library, Johnstown, PA Speakers: Frances Harrell, Senior Preservation...

  by Michelle Georgetti Punxsutawney Phil, the beloved groundhog of Pennsylvania, saw his shadow just a couple of weeks ago and declared six more weeks of winter. While this may be happy news for our skiers and children (and teachers) anxiously awaiting the school closings...

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  by Michelle Muro It’s that time of year again. In my humble opinion, one of the best times of the year – Banned Books Week! As librarians, we understand the importance of this annual event celebrating the freedom to read. I’d like to take a look at different programming...

  By Elizabeth Hess If you’ve ever browsed Pinterest, scrolled through Facebook, or used any social media platforms, you’ve probably encountered “reading challenges.” Reading challenges can serve a variety of purposes- from encouraging participants to simply read a...

Pokemon

  by Elizabeth Hess Confession time: when I first heard about the mega-popular free app Pokémon Go, I reacted with a “whaaaaat?” rather than a “wa-hoo!” I sadly missed the first round of Pokémon-mania back in the 90s, so this resurgence in worldwide popularity due...

Melissa Correll Last January, Jessica Oberlin, Instructional Services Librarian at Lycoming College’s Snowden Library, coordinated the Created Equal Symposium, a series of film screenings and roundtable discussions designed to bring the community together and open conversations...