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2018 Keystone Recreation, Park and Conservation Fund Grants for Public Libraries The Office of Commonwealth Libraries invites applications for the 2018 Keystone Grants for Public Libraries program. These grants are funded through the Keystone Recreation, Park and Conservation Fund. A...

EBSCO Solar will provide three $100,000 grants to fund a library solar project. Learn more and apply! ...

Sign up for these FREE WebJunction webinars! From Facilities to Trauma: Disaster Planning and Community Resiliency at Your Library Tuesday, January 30, 2018 ♦ 3:00 pm Eastern ♦ 60 minutes  Register Recent catastrophes have highlighted the important role public libraries play...

NEH Creates New Grant Program to Support Humanities Infrastructure                    Matching grants to stimulate public-private investment in cultural institutions new challenge grants WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 16, 2018) — The National Endowment for the Humanities...

These upcoming webinars are open for registration. If you can’t attend a live session, all WebJunction webinars are recorded and available for free for Pennsylvania library workers and trustees in the Course Catalog. Citations Needed: Build Your Wikipedia Skills While Building...

Boyertown Ribbon Cutting

The Boyertown Community Library in Boyertown, PA held the official Grand Opening of their new location on October 27, 2017.  The building. located at 24 N. Reading Ave., was donated to the library by BB & T.  After about 8 months of renovations and preparation the library...

Gladwyne Free Library

  The Gladwyne Free Library, a branch of the Lower Merion Library System, received a 2017 Historic Preservation Award from the Township of Lower Merion Historical Commission and Historical Architectural Review Board. The Library was renovated to make the three level facility...

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...

The African American Civil Rights Grant Program (Civil Rights Grants) documents, interprets, and preserves sites and stories related to the African American struggle to gain equal rights as citizens in the 20th Century. The NPS’ 2008 report, Civil Rights in America, A Framework...

WebJunction has content!  Check out this WebJunction page on weeding: Seven Answers to Seven Weeding Questions Deciding how to weed your library’s collection can be daunting. Decisions about criteria and policies are important to address to provide guidance and clarity to...