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More than 40 libraries reached PA Forward Star Library status July 1 to September 30, 2018 Mechanicsburg, PA (October 4, 2018) – “Libraries throughout Pennsylvania continue highlighting that they are more than book repositories, earning stars along the way and underscoring...

National Library of Medicine and National Network Libraries of Medicine are offering the following FREE Educational Opportunities.   Please note that the class registration system requires obtaining an NNLM account prior to registration. Learn how to register for classes from...

A Positive Approach to Care™: Serving Our Patrons Facing Dementia Registration for the Capital Area multi-district workshop is now open! A Positive Approach to Care™: Serving Our Patrons Facing Dementia Wednesday, June 6, 2018 9:00am – 3:30pm Bosler...

Suicide prevention and awareness programs will be available at libraries; Demonstrates importance of health literacy and impacts for communities   Mechanicsburg, PA (May 17, 2018) – The PA Library Association (PaLA) is proud to announce Prevent Suicide PA as the latest PA...

New classes from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM): Click on the links next to the title for more information about each FREE class. May 29, 2018 Boost Box: Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds [ https://nnlm.gov/boostbox/may2018 ] Jun 7, 2018 Beyond the SEA: LGBTQ Communities:...

Mechanicsburg, PA (April 9, 2018) – Libraries continue to be strong community resources, demonstrating the power of literacy in action. During the 2018 National Library Week celebration, the Pennsylvania Library Association is thanking libraries throughout the commonwealth for...

FREE Webinars from the National Network Libraries of Mediciane (NNLM) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM): A Community Effort: Responding to Substance Misuse December 6, 2:00-4:00 PM ET – Librarians are arming themselves with Naloxone and saving lives, but how else...

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region, is pleased to announce a new round of funding for health information outreach, health literacy initiatives, emergency preparedness partnerships and health sciences library projects. Are you ready to start health...

Public library workers are invited to apply for a $500 stipend to attend “Stand Up for Health: Health and Wellness Services for Your Community,” a preconference workshop held at the Public Library Association (PLA) 2018 Conference in Philadelphia. The conference will...

NLM and NNLM Educational Opportunities The National Library of Medicine and the National Network Library of Medicine are offering FREE webinars! Note their new class registration system which requires obtaining an NNLM account prior to registration. Learn how to register for classes...