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Watch the Local 21 News post [2:25min] about the Fredricksen Library‘s Business and Career Center. ...

Registration for the 2019 PA Forward Information Literacy Summit is available. The summit is taking place on Monday, July 15 at the Conference Center at Central Penn. Please see full details, including session descriptions and location info This year’s theme is Literacy is...

Find professional development opportunities in June 2019 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...

Sharon McRae.

  Sharon McRae is the Director of the Shaler North Hills Library in Glenshaw, Pennsylvania. The library is located fifteen minutes north of Pittsburgh and serves over 27,000 residents.   Sharon was appointed to the Governor’s Advisory Committee in 2014 and has a particular...

A partnership between Library Journal and the Gerald M. Kline Family Foundation has created the Jerry Kline Community Impact Prize.  Learn more and apply by August 1, 2019. ...

Library Journal will select up to 10 buildings, completed between between January 2016 and March 1, 2019 that demonstrate excellence in (1) community engagement in design, (2) sustainability, (3) functionality, (4) innovation, and (5) beauty and delight. Projects to be considered...

Hatboro residents approved a .55 millage to benefit the Union Library Company of Hatborough. Read the Patch article for more information. ...

Access the American Library Association’s Libraries’ Guide to the 2020 Census.  Learn more and access the link to sign up for ALA’s Census newsletter. ...

NASA has created a special 4-week program that can be used in libraries across the country.   If the library does not have room or time for this program, children may participate at home.  Access the flyer with listed activities.  NASA was inundated with requests (especially...

Trustee Workshop: Building an Exceptional Board presented by PANO’s Tish Mogan When: Saturday, June 22, 2019 @ 8:30AM-1:30PM Where: Stone Ridge Poplar Run, 440 East Lincoln Avenue, Myerstown, PA 17067 In this presentation, participants will use the Standards for Excellence program...