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Author Gerri Almand How a Reluctant RV Wife became an Accidental Author Date: February 23, 2022    12 Noon to 1 PM Have you ever longed for the freedom of the open road? Join us in welcoming travel author Gerri Almand at this author talk. Retired from a 40-year career in social...

Building Harrisburg

State Library of Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Authors  Lunchtime Lecture Series! What? Meet Ken Frew, author of Building Harrisburg Where? State Library of Pennsylvania, Room 321 Forum Building 607 South Drive, Harrisburg, PA When? Wednesday, May 9 at 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm Written...

Announcement and Schedule of Spring/Summer 2017 Classes In 2016, the State Library of Pennsylvania applied on behalf of itself and any public library willing to partner with us to become part of the MakerEd Corps. We were accepted, and will be sharing program resources and information...

  This summer a number of local middle school students have been spending their Wednesday mornings in the State Library of Pennsylvania Makerspace! They have solved criminal cases, measured the trajectory of blood spatter, and assembled a skeleton (all “virtually,” of...

Cover of Book entitled Building HArrisburg

What? Meet Ken Frew, author of Building Harrisburg Where? State Library of Pennsylvania, Room 321 Forum Building 607 South Drive, Harrisburg, PA When? July 20 at 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm Written by city native and historian Ken Frew, Building Harrisburg: The Architects and Builders...

State Library of Pennsylvania Rare Collection Open House Maps! Maps! Maps! Did you know that the State Library has thousands of maps in its collections?  Among the most famous are an edition of the first printed atlas and the very first map of Harrisburg!  Rare Books Librarian...

State Library of Pennsylvania  Pennsylvania Authors Series Lunch and Learn Program Where: Room 321 Forum Building Harrisburg, PA  17120 When: Wednesday April 13th, from 12-1 PM                                                       Dr. William...

Chris Papst will be at the Law Library, State Library of Pennsylvania on August 25th from 12:00pm to 1:00pm.  Be part of the audience as C-SPAN BOOK TV films the event! From Papst’s website: “In late 2011, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania became the first – and only –...

Hear Ashley N. Nester on Thursday, August 6 Ashley Nichole Nester got her start in the darkroom when she was 13 years old. She remarks that she fell spontaneously in love, even though the gratification was far from instant. “Working solely in the mysterious dark to get the film...