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Karla Trout is the new Executive Director at the Adams County Library System. ...

The Reading Public Library will offer Summer Job Readiness Workshops. ...

The York Daily Record reports that Robert Lambert will be the new president of the York County Library System and Martin Library Association. The former president, Bill Schell, was honored in April. ...

A parent shares the importance of children and reading in this MirrorMoms article, which highlights the Altoona Area Public Library. ...

Lilian S. Besore Memorial Library in Greencastle is offering a Downsizing Seminar on Greencastle on May 17 for those looking to downsize but don’t know where to start!  It will be presented by Hurley Auctions, of Greencastle.  The seminar is free, and will be held from...

Chester Springs Library is on the move! On Saturday, April 16, the library will begin an exciting new chapter when it relocates to a newly updated and renovated building in the village of Historic Yellow Springs. The move is especially meaningful for the Chester Springs community...

The Margaret R. Grundy Library in Bristol is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year. Checkout the planned events and more!   ...

The East Berlin Community Library has been selected for the EBSCO Excellence in Small and/or Rural Library Service Award, which honors a public library that demonstrates excellence in service to a community of 10,000 people or fewer.  Learn more. ...

Carnegie Free Library of Beaver Falls  has received a“Curiosity Creates” Grant. ...

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Submitted by Judy Hillegas, Director of the Everett Free Library The Everett Free Library participated in the summer food service program in conjunction with its summer reading program in 2015. After taking the training, for us it was easy. We served breakfast and lunch only on...