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      Pennsylvania Department of Education Office of Commonwealth Libraries Glenn R. Miller, Deputy Secretary & Commissioner for Libraries Tuesday, February 18, 2020 Free Census 2020 Marketing Materials – While Supplies Last! Our nation’s population count...

A recent segment of Comcast Newsmakers in Pittsburgh featured Mark Lee, Library Services Administrator of  the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh-Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped. Watch the video [6:36 min] and learn about serving Pennsylvanians with print disabilities, ...

Over $100 million federal dollars go to libraries each year, with distribution to states based on population.  The Census results will affect at least $1 Billion of library funding over the next decade.  Access this ALA report or go directly to the Counting for Dollars site. What...

REP. STAN SAYLOR THE 2019 ELECTED OFFICIAL OF THE YEAR Mechanicsburg, PA (November 18, 2019) – The Pennsylvania Library Association is honored to present the 2019 Elected Official Award to Representative Stan Saylor of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 94th Legislative...

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...