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PA History: Read It, See It: Cornwall Iron Furnace You’re invited to discover the fascinating history that surrounds you here in Pennsylvania! PA History: Read It, See It is a new series of virtual programs presented by the State Library of Pennsylvania in collaboration with the Pennsylvania...

ALA has announced a new grant for libraries designed to spark conversations about American history and culture through an examination of the women’s suffrage movement. To qualify for this grant, the applying institution must be a library (public, tribal, school, academic, or...

PA History: Read It, See It – Monthly on Thursdays Thursday, August 19 12PM to 1PM Cost: FREE You’re invited to discover the fascinating history that surrounds you here in Pennsylvania! PA History: Read It, See It is a new series of virtual programs presented by the Pennsylvania...

PA History: Read It, See It You’re invited to discover the fascinating history that surrounds you here in Pennsylvania! “PA History: Read It, See It” is a new series of virtual programs presented by the State Library of Pennsylvania in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Historical...

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Recent Acquisitions of the Senate Library Alexandra Barbush Within the last month, the Senate Library was pleased to welcome two additions to our archival and items collections, respectively.  While we do operate as a legal reference library for the Senate of Pennsylvania, we...

November 9, 2020  Harrisburg, PA – Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Education announced the State Library of Pennsylvania was named one of the best genealogical websites in the country by Family Tree Magazine. “Exploring lineage allows us to better understand the diverse...

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  Recruiting for Rare Collections Librarian, State Library of Pennsylvania As the Office of Commonwealth Libraries (OCL) continues to rebuild its staff following some key staff retirements, I’m pleased to share a special and unique invitation to join the State Library of...

The Pennsylvania Senate Library has opened an exhibit about the history of the Senate.  Read about it in the Altoona Mirror. ...

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...

The EBSCO E-Books collection in POWER Library has grown again! Two-hundred new titles are now available in EBSCO E-Books. The titles focus mostly on history and biography and all are downloadable.   You will find new titles like: Etched in Stone On to Chicago She Caused a Riot Biz...