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Michael Lear

      by Michael Lear, Rare Collections Librarian State Library of Pennsylvania Identification of photographs Identifying the type of photograph(s) that you have helps to date an image and can be key to determining the best handling and storage conditions. Some...

Pennhurst Exhibit

  The Muhlenberg Community Library is currently hosting the panel exhibit, Images of The Pennhurst Story – Tragedy to Disability Rights.  The exhibit tells the “real” story and controversy of The Pennhurst State School and Hospital leading to its closure and its...

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!                                           ...

The Space Science Institute’s National Center for Interactive Learning (NCIL) provides interactive STEM exhibits, programming, and training to public libraries nationwide through its Science‐Technology Activities and Resources Library Network (STAR Net).  Learn more and...

Laureldale, PA, November 1, 2017—Explore Earth: Our Changing Planet, a national traveling exhibition exploring a global view of our changing environment, will be on display at Muhlenberg Community Library from January 13, 2018 to March 9, 2018. Getting people interested in science...

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM/MAR), is accepting funding applications to support the access and use of high quality health information in Delaware, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. Available awards are:  exhibitor awards,...

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...

Iren Snavely

People living on the Pennsylvania frontier often felt isolated and fearful.  Scotch-Irish and German settlers, excluded from the best farmlands near Philadelphia, worked hard to clear lands and establish new farms and towns west of the Susquehanna.  Although some of Pennsylvania’s...

The American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office, on behalf of the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), is now accepting applications for Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness, a traveling exhibition to U.S. libraries. Native Voices explores...

The Library of Congress loans items to other institutions and agencies.  Check out what is available!  //   ...