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The following WebJunction webinars are FREE and eligible for Continuing Education credit for those who work in Pennsylvania’s public libraries! Small But Mighty Library Management and Innovation Monday, November 5, 2018 ♦ 3:00 pm Eastern ♦ 60 minutes Register Innovating....

EXCITE Transformation for Libraries – The State Library of Connecticut is accepting applications for this intensive team-based experiential learning program for librarians that will teach collaboration and innovation skills, result in programs and services that respond to community...

 May 18 is the deadline for the Innovative Approaches to Literacy Program funding.  The program supports programs designed to develop and improve literacy skills for children and students from birth through 12th grade in high-need local educational agencies and schools. The...

The ALA/Information Today, Inc. Library of the Future Award honors an individual library, library consortium, group of librarians, or support organization for innovative planning for, applications of, or development of patron training programs about information technology in a library...

Richard C. Miller

This is part of a series of Session Notes from grantees who have received Professional Development grants from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries. Each grantee will share their professional development experience and include tips and other resources from the workshop or class....

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May is National Inventors Month! Check out these resources: TeachersFirst’s Inventors and Inventions Resources ThoughtCo  download a poster! United Inventors Association of America ...

Karen Hilbert

This is part of a series of Session Notes from grantees who have received Professional Development grants from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries. Each grantee will share their professional development experience and include tips and other resources from the workshop or class....

Library Pipeline‘s Innovation Committee has partnered with the Awesome Foundation to found an Innovation in Libraries chapter that will, each month, award a $1,000 micro-grant to a project that suggests creative solutions, proposes a new way of thinking about library...

Ready, set…learn! All library staff in Pennsylvania have access to FREE learning through our subscription to Skillsoft. There are over 500 online courses, 30,000 short instructional videos (2 – 8 minutes) and job aids on a wide range of technology and business topics. Library...

Learn about Digital Learning Day, to be held on February 23. According to the site, Digital Learning Day was started as a way to spread innovative practices and ensure that all youth have access to high-quality digital learning opportunities. ...