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The December 11th webinar is the third part in the Libraries Helping Immigrants series of webinars. If you missed the first two webinars, the descriptions and recordings are available below.  Tuesday December 11, 2018 @3:00pm EST Using USCIS Resources to Support Immigrants and...

The story of Eastern Monroe Public Library’s  journey to replace their bookmobile was covered by PBS 39.  Watch the video [3:32]. ...

Slippery Rock Community Library was selected to host the national project, Future Ready for the Library, which focuses on college and career readiness for teens.  Read about it. ...

Find professional development opportunities in December 2018 by topic or date at WebJunction! Remember to check WebJunction Courses,  WebJunction Webinars and the Compendium for other continuing education opportunities that may interest you. All WebJunction courses and webinars...

The Reimagining School Readiness Toolkit is research based and created for librarians to help parents prepare children ages 0 to 8 for success in school and life. The toolkit includes a position paper, a promising practice guide, case studies and bookmarks, which contain tips for...

Marsha Everton

  Marsha Everton, a long-time resident of York County, recently moved to Cumberland County.  She enjoys living on the Susquehanna River in Lemoyne, PA. Her new home library is the beautiful Cleve J. Fredricksen Library.  During her years in York, Marsha’s library home...

Seeking Applications for School Library, Community Memory, and Digital Inclusion Grants Washington, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services has launched a new special initiative, Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries (APP), and is accepting grant...

PA Photos and Documents Islandora Update Webinar When:  December 3, 2018 2:00pm Earlier this year, Hosting Solutions and Library Consulting (HSLC) conducted an RFP for a new digital repository software platform for PA Photos and Documents. The open-source platform Islandora was...

Sue Banks

  I joined OCL as the Director of the Bureau of Library Development on November 26, 2018. Most recently, I spent six years as the Deputy Director of Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.  In that role, I focused on building staff, improving the user experience and institutionalizing...

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Holiday Fest, with a bake sale, crafts and an auction, was held at the Genesee Area Library on November 10th.  Frigid weather reduced the number of vendors to forty but the event was well attended according to library director, Mary Engle.  The festival is always held on the first...