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First Time in Erie in 30 YEARS. Mechanicsburg, PA (October 13, 2019) – The Pennsylvania Library Association is hosting its 2019 Conference in Erie Pennsylvania.  The event will be held at the beautiful Bayfront Convention Center from Sunday, October 13 to Wednesday, October...

Larry Nesbit

  I graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in August 1970 and began work at Mansfield University a few weeks later as the education librarian.  It was a perfect match for me because it permitted me to use my undergraduate and graduate backgrounds in education, as well...

Mary Garm

                        Mary Garm, Chair of the Governor’s Advisory Council on Library Development (GAC), is a passionate library advocate with a special interest in the sustainability of library services and in the...