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Glenn R. Miller

Guidelines for Pennsylvania School Library Programs I am pleased to announce that the Governor’s Advisory Council on Library Development (GAC) reviewed and approved a new set of Guidelines for Pennsylvania School Library Programs (PDF) at its most recent meeting in Carlisle on...

Patrick Oates

  Dr. Patrick Michael Oates is a native Philadelphian and a product of the public school system of the city. He completed his undergraduate training at Tuskegee University in Animal Science and a doctorate degree at Howard University in Washington, DC in Physiology & Molecular...

Robert M. Gallivan

Robert Gallivan, PhD,  is a lay member the Governor’s Advisory Council from Erie. He is on the bylaw committee and has served on the legislative committee, as well as others. Gallivan is a retired Organic Chemist. He earned a PhD in organic chemistry from Purdue University...

Over the past two years, the Governor’s Advisory Council on Library Development (GAC) has been working with library leaders across the state to review and update its Guidelines for the Statewide Library Card program.  Sometimes called the Access Pennsylvania statewide library...

Allison Mackley

Allison Mackley is a resident of Hummelstown, PA.  She enjoys living on the Swatara Creek with her husband, Dale, and their two cats. Allison is a National Board Certified Teacher Librarian and Instructional Technology Coach at the Hershey High School Library in Derry Township...

    David Belanger is Director of Libraries for Lower Merion Township.  Lower Merion supports six local library branches in a community of 58,000 residents.  The Library is a department of Township government and staff are township employees. David has held the position...

Governor’s Advisory Council on Library Development The mission of the Governor’s Advisory Council on Library Development (GAC) is to formulate plans, recommend policy, and advocate for strong library services and initiatives that enable all Pennsylvanians to be inspired and...

      Advisory Council on Library Development Leadership     I’m pleased to announce that Governor Tom Wolf has made appointments to the Advisory Council on Library Development (GAC) bringing it to full complement for the first time in decades.     The...