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Public Library Association seeks stories on courage, offering winners up to $1,000 and the opportunity to be published in Short Story Dispensers worldwide (CHICAGO) – Sept. 25, 2018 – America’s libraries are home to countless volumes and voices...

This Poynter article uses PEW research and the recent Gallup/Knight Foundation survey, Views: Trust, Media and Democracy,  to compare journalists and librarians.  The author, David Beard, has also written Welcome to Your Local Library, Which also Happens to be a Newsroom. added...

Pokemon Go is coming to five Philadelphia libraries.  Read about this Free Library of Philadelphia initiative . ...

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....

Three Pennsylvania organizations were winners in the Knight Foundation’s 2016 Knight News Challenge on Libraries. Pennsylvania winners include The Free Library of Philadelphia, Temple University and Philly CAM.  Read the Knight Foundation blog to learn more about each project. Each...

The Knight Foundation is offering free webinars on Giving Days. Webinars are offered on August 13, August 27, September 17 and October 15. ...

The Knight News Challenge: Elections will open for applications on Feb. 25 asking people to submit ideas that address the question: How might we better inform voters and increase civic participation before, during and after elections? Winners will receive a share of more than $3...

The Knight Foundation’ s Prototype Fund deadline is February 16.  “The Fund provides $35,000 in funding for a six-month sprint where teams are encouraged to better understand the unmet needs of their community and project participants through design research, rough...

The Knight Foundation shares Decoding the Net Neutrality Debate:  An Analysis of Media, Public Comment and Advocacy on Open Internet. ...