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HARRISBURG, PA, October 1, 2019 – The Keystone Initiative for Network-Based Education and Research (KINBER) today announced that its President and CEO, Gwendolyn “Wendy” Huntoon, is stepping down as president and CEO effective Oct. 31. Ms. Huntoon will continue to...

WebJunction Webinars for You The following upcoming webinars are open for registration. If you can’t attend a live session, all WebJunction webinars are recorded and available for free in the Course Catalog: Scams, Fraud and Identity Theft: How Libraries Can Help Thursday,...

The St. Marys Public Library was recently named organization of the year. Read more about it in the Courier Express!.       ...

Brian Dawson is the new director at the Mt. Pleasant Library.  Read about his plans for his former hometown library. ...

Carolyn Reiste is the new director at the Adamstown Area Library.  Read about it! ...

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  Have you added these in your Help Directory for patrons?  Posted them anywhere?   Bullying StopBullying.gov  offers tools for parents, students, educators, and others on bullying and cyberbullying Legal Legal Aid (free) PALegalAid.net/ Suicide Prevention National...

Read about one of the finalists of Library Journal’s Best Small Library in America: Whitehall Public Library! ...

Gary D. Wolfe

Pennsylvania Department of Education Office of Commonwealth Libraries Glenn R. Miller, Deputy Secretary & Commissioner for Libraries Tuesday, September 17, 2019                          Gary D. Wolfe Passes Away I’m very sad to announce that Gary D. Wolfe, Deputy...

The Capital Area Library District is partnering with WellSpan/Philhaven to provide a series of Mental Health First Aid Workshops (both Adult and Youth modules) in Dauphin County. See dates below. No registration fee 7.5 Continuing Education hours  What is this training and why...

The PA Dept of Education (PDE) is revved up about Library Card Sign-up Month and wants to share that excitement with the library field across the state (and further) through the State Library’s new Twitter feed (@PAStateLibrary). PDE Press has developed a graphic for library card...