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Your library can help children in the community by participating in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).  The program is more critical than ever and you still have time to sign up. Rules have been relaxed and meals can be given out non-congregate style (grab and go) for Summer...

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Learning does not end when school lets out; neither does the need for good nutrition.  YOUR LIBRARY CAN HELP!   Become a site or a sponsor for the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).  This year’s application deadline is June 15. Learn more here! Engage your community–Engage...

Free WebJunction Webinars for You 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. From Facilities to Trauma: Disaster Planning and Community Resiliency at...

Read about the Bucks County Free Library and the Bensalem, Levittown Libraries offering FREE food to children!  The community is liking and sharing the information about the summer food program on the library’s Facebook pages too–over 100 ‘likes’ and over...

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December 2016 Dear Pennsylvania Librarians, On September 29, 2015, Governor Tom Wolf signed an Executive Order establishing the Governor’s Food Security Partnership, which is comprised of secretaries and representatives from the departments of Aging, Agriculture, Community and...