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Glenn R. Miller

I am pleased to announce that the Governor’s Advisory Council on Library Development (GAC) approved a new set of Guidelines for the Statewide Library Card System. Last updated in 1999, the new guidelines are more concise, offer greater clarity about the program for library staff...

Teen Reading Lounge

2019-21 TRL Application Announcement Pennsylvania Humanities Council (PHC) invites public libraries to apply to be part of a special two-year Teen Reading Lounge project with the goals of increasing participation of youth ages 12 -18 in quality humanities experiences and increasing...

The Keystone grant program provides funds to sponsoring municipalities for up to 50 percent of eligible project costs to plan, acquire, construct or rehabilitate public libraries as outlined in the program’s general guidelines.  Examples of fundable projects include, but are...

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...

Public libraries invited to apply for American Creed Community Conversations programming grants| The American Library Association (ALA), in partnership with Citizen Film and the National Writing Project, invites public libraries to apply for programming grants to host community...

If so, this free webinar is for you! Title:      Unlocking the Interlibrary Loan Code for the United States Date:     Tuesday, July 19, 2016 Time:     2pm EDT – 3pm EDT The newly revised Interlibrary Loan Code for the United States and its Explanatory Supplement are...