Banner image for Compendium: News from Commonwealth Libraries with photo of Office of Commonselath Libraries building
Cover of the book Coyotes in the Pasture and Wolves at the Door: Stories and Recipes from Our Farm to Your Table

  DATE:  June 9, 2021 12:00pm to 1:00pm (EST) Join us as we discuss the 2020 IPPY Award Winning book Coyotes in the Pasture and Wolves at the Door: Stories and Recipes from Our Farm to Your Table. In 1985, Sukey and John Jamison started a farm business with two mortgages,...

Is Your Event on the Digital Learning Day Map? Digital Learning Day (DLDay) 2020 is coming up on February 27! On DLDay, states, districts, and schools will show how they are innovating with technology in every classroom, every day.  Learn more and add your event to the official...

Tell Us About Your Library Events The Office of Commonwealth Libraries would like to know if your library is: Breaking ground for a construction project; Celebrating a library anniversary or milestone retirement; Announcing a notable new service or program (e.g. MakerSpace opening,...

Burbio Library Button

  Attend a webinar to learn about a FREE service that your library can use to build community engagement.  (An email with a connection link will follow your registration). Burbio.com is a free and fully automated community events platform that streams all of a town’s...

How will you celebrate Computer Science Education Week, December 3-8?    Consider an Hour of Code! ...

Check out the FREE  UPNEXT Fest site for technology related events in Harrisburg during the week of October 13-21. Coding Classes, disruptive tech, technology meetups and job fair, TedX, networking and more.  Access a list of events. Included is the Harrisburg UnConference ...

Schlow Centre Region Library has launched the Schlow Library Podcast. The first episode is now available through iTunes, Google Play Music, or at schlowlibrary.buzzsprout.com. The weekly podcast will feature interviews and news about events, happenings, and services at Schlow Centre...

The Pennsylvania Library Association is sharing the May (Civic Literacy) and the June/July/August (Summer Reading) toolkits for your reference. Each toolkit includes sample press release text, social media hashtags, resource links and graphics for posting. These kits are made available...

The Office of Commonwealth Libraries would like to know if your library is: Breaking ground for a construction project; Celebrating a library anniversary or milestone retirement; Announcing a notable new service or program (e.g. MakerSpace opening, special PA Forward program or...