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FREE Everyone Can Create Guides provide instruction to help students develop and communicate ideas through drawing, photography, video, and music! The guides are targeted to students but would be helpful for adult instruction also. The Guides are also available at iTunesU (top...

Read about the Teen Center at Blasco Library in Erie! ...

KINBERCON 2019 Date:  April 1-3, 2019 Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Philadelphia Center City, Philadelphia, PA Inclusivity Scholarship Deadline Reminder   The deadline to submit a 2019 Inclusivity Scholarship (formerly the Diversity Scholarship) application is fast...

WebJunction has content as well as webinars!  Here’s some highlighted content on WebJunction: WebJunction at ALA Midwinter in Seattle:  ALA Midwinter 2019 was held in Seattle in January, and WebJunction staff was there, hosting sessions to share what we’ve been working...

Library Moon Walk! A “walk” from Upstate New York to the Moon is approximately 238,900 miles. But that’s not stopping librarians and their patrons from giving it their best shot with the Library Moon Walk!  Learn about the Library Moon Walk...

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM MAR) invites applications for health information outreach and programming projects. The mission of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine is to advance the progress of medicine, improve public health...

Brandy Karl and Ana Enriquez of the Penn State Libraries’ Office of Scholarly Communications and Copyright will answer your questions during these one-hour webinars: Dates/Times: February 12: 1 to 2 p.m. March 26: 1 to 2 p.m. Zoom Call Information: Join Zoom Meeting:  https://zoom.us/j/333444441 One...

Ashley Flynn is the new Director at the Cambria County Library.  Read about it! ...

InfoPeople is offering the following FREE webinars: Balancing Books and Social Issues: Homelessness and Trauma Date:  Wednesday February 6, 2019 Presented by Elissa Hardy With numerous budget cuts to social services programs, public libraries are encountering more individuals experiencing...

I’m happy to share this invitation to join the Office of Commonwealth Libraries (OCL) at an exciting time of growth and change in OCL’s Bureau of Library Development (BLD.)  With the arrival of new leadership in Sue Banks, Director of BLD, we are renewing our commitment to...