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The Free Library of Philadelphia is offering Skills for Community-Centered Libraries training, designed to enhance staff members’ abilities to support positive changes in the neighborhoods.  The Programming Librarian blog states that researchers determined that 21.5 percent...

Th Free Library of Philadelphia and Shippensburg Public Library will participate in a professional development initiative funded by an Institute of Museum and Library Services Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian grant.  Read more.   ...

The Free Library of Philadelphia Receives Three-Year Grant from the Institute of Museuam and Library Services for Community-Centered Libraries InitiativeE The grant will support staff training and curriculum development in community-centered library practice PHILADELPHIA, September...

Learn about the Play and Learn spaces at three branches of the  Free Library of Philadelphia. ...

Beyond Books: Public Libraries Address the Social Determinants of Health – Breezing Along with the RML from NNLM MCR September 20, 2017 9am PT/10am MT/11am CT/12pm ET Login information Join Anna Morgan from the Healthy Library Initiative as she discusses public libraries,...

Brianna Crum

This is part of a series of Session Notes from grantees who have received Professional Development grants from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries. Each grantee will share their professional development experience and include tips and other resources from the workshop or class....

Pokemon Go is coming to five Philadelphia libraries.  Read about this Free Library of Philadelphia initiative . ...

WebJunction featured Expanding Opportunities for Incarcerated Parents and Their Families at the Free Library of Philadelphia.   The library recently released a FREE toolkit in an effort to collaborate with their peers, share what was learned in building a prison services program,...

Christine Kroger

This is part of a series of Session Notes from grantees who have received Professional Development grants from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries. Each grantee will share their professional development experience and include tips and other resources from the workshop or class....

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    Medical.net News reports that Penn Researchers have developed a pilot program to train library staff  as community health specialists. Read about it.  Here’s more! ...