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Read about York County Libraries‘ 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program. See another posting!   ...

The SAG-AFTRA Foundation streams videos featuring well-known actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.  This award-winning children’s literacy website is Storyline Online. The site also offers activity guides.  Click on the photo of...

 May 18 is the deadline for the Innovative Approaches to Literacy Program funding.  The program supports programs designed to develop and improve literacy skills for children and students from birth through 12th grade in high-need local educational agencies and schools. The...

Mother Goose on the Loose® Workshops Explore scientific findings regarding child development, experience a live Mother Goose on the Loose session, and learn how to easily plan and present your own program. Mother Goose on the Loose is an award winning early literacy program that...

Grants are available for adult literacy and workforce development.  The deadline is January 2, 2018.  Learn more. ...

Partnership with Blue Star Families, part of NEH Standing Together initiative to deepen understanding of military service through the humanities WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 3, 2017) — The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) today announced a three-year partnership with Blue...

The Lois Lenski Covey Foundation provides grants for literacy programs and books for bookmobiles.  Learn more! ...

The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) offers a list of “great literacy websites for parents and kids.” Their Literacy for Life page has additional resources.  Consider following PDE on Facebook!   ...

Brandi Hunter-Davenport

  Brandi Hunter-Davenport,  PA Forward Project Manager PA Library Association,  In a day and age when people are not readily accepted for their differences but ridiculed or shunned for them, it is important now more than ever to continue to have safe, inclusive spaces and...

This is part of a series of Session Notes from grantees who have received Professional Development grants from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries. Each grantee will share their professional development experience and include tips and other resources from the workshop or class....