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New to WebJunction Courses: Grantseeking for Libraries: Top 10 Practices for Foundation Funding Supercharged Storytimes Series: Evaluating and Sharing Your Library’s Impact Revitalizing Library Volunteer Engagement Media Smart Libraries Courses provided by WebJunction...

SBA’s MaTCH Pilot Competition The Small Business Administration (SBA) challenges individual organizations or teams to use existing makerspaces to create or expand skills training programs, including industry or trade certification when feasible,...

June 21, 2019 Cumberland County Library System Foundation Receives Approval for “School-Year STEM” as Educational Improvement Program, Eligible to Receive EITC Contributions Mechanicsburg, Pa. – The Cumberland County Library System Foundation has received approval for “School-Year...

Fall 2019 Library Reimbursement Program Announcement Smart About Money and the National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE®) is happy to announce that applications are now open for the Fall 2019 Library Reimbursement Program. Twice a year, Smart About Money and NEFE® provide...

Are you concerned about broadband in rural areas?  Check out this Broadband Communities Magazine article, Bandwidth Hawk: Rural Broadband: Dividing The Spoils.  Note the mention of federal funds. . ...

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.  Digging into Assessment Data: Tips, Tricks and Tools of the Trade Tuesday, August 14, 2018 ♦ 3:00 pm...

WebJunction offered five webinars this past quarter!  If you missed any of these events, you may access the recordings for FREE in the in the WebJunction Course Catalog. Here are the titles and links to the descriptions on WebJunction: Voter Perceptions of Libraries: Getting From...

 May 18 is the deadline for the Innovative Approaches to Literacy Program funding.  The program supports programs designed to develop and improve literacy skills for children and students from birth through 12th grade in high-need local educational agencies and schools. The...

Membership is FREE for the Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool Youth Development Program. With or without membership you can access reources of interest to libraries, a natural afterschool site! A search of the site leads to many other resources, such as the  Summer Reading Teen...

No problem if you missed WebJunction’s  April 17 webinar!  The  free webinar presented results of a new study investigating voter perceptions and support for public libraries, with comparisons to similar research conducted 10 years ago.  The webinar was recorded and is...