Banner image for Compendium: News from Commonwealth Libraries with photo of Office of Commonselath Libraries building
Flag Display: Thank You to Latino Unidos

                On September 18, 2018 Martin Library’s Teen Leadership committee hosted the Welcoming Week 2018, Cultural Jam: Teens Creating Community event. The event was co-hosted by The Matts Youth Center. Teens and their family members...

More than 40 libraries reached PA Forward Star Library status July 1 to September 30, 2018 Mechanicsburg, PA (October 4, 2018) – “Libraries throughout Pennsylvania continue highlighting that they are more than book repositories, earning stars along the way and underscoring...

These upcoming webinars are open for registration. If you can’t attend a live session, all WebJunction webinars are recorded and available for free in the Course Catalog. Laying Out the Welcome Mat: Asset Mapping to Better Serve the Immigrant Community Tuesday, July 17, 2018...

Mechanicsburg, PA (April 9, 2018) – Libraries continue to be strong community resources, demonstrating the power of literacy in action. During the 2018 National Library Week celebration, the Pennsylvania Library Association is thanking libraries throughout the commonwealth for...

Money on our minds: How to help library patrons make financial choices You are invited to participate in a webinar to learn about the  Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) financial education resources on Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 2 to 3 p.m. eastern standard time....

Deputy Secretary Glenn Miller joined Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller in promoting financial literacy.  Read more in the York Dispatch.   ...

PA Forward: Money Smart Week (April 22-29) by Michelle Georgetti PA Forward envisions “… a Pennsylvania where citizens are informed consumers and individuals, small businesses, and organizations contribute to the economic vitality of their community through innovation, entrepreneurship,...

Six webinars were offered by WebJunction this year!  Did you miss any?  If so, you can access the recordings in the WebJunction Course Catalog.  All webinars and courses count toward CE!  (a certificate is provided by WebJunction upon completion) Here are the titles and links...

Have you offered a successful financial literacy program at your library? Tell us about it! Have you had any struggles offering a financial literacy program at your library? Consider sharing what you learned with us.  The PA Forward Financial Literacy Team and the Juniata-Conemaugh...

Glenn R. Miller

Office of Commonwealth Libraries Glenn Miller, Deputy Secretary & Commissioner for Libraries Has your public, school or academic library been looking for a financial literacy program that is easy to implement, free, and provides unbiased educational information for your customers? If...