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OCLC surveyed 2500 public libraries to determine how libraries communicate.  Read about the findings.   ...

The Eastern Lancaster County Library will deput their specially created bike at a “Book Bike Kick-off Party on May 9.”  Learn more about the bike. ...

Applications for  John Cotton Dana Awards are being accepted. This award honors outstanding library public relations initiatives. Eight awards of $10,000 are granted. It is open to any library, Friends group, consulting agency or service provider. The deadline is March 16, 2018. ...

The James V. Brown Library is featured using Libraries Transform toolkit. ...

WebJunction’s Course Catalog is Always Available WebJunction’s free, online course catalog has 50 self-paced, online courses on library topics, as well as over 185 curated webinar recordings ready and available when you are. Explore the catalog today! Highlighted Content These...

Learn about and enter Library Journal’s Marketer of the Year award! ...

PA Forward initiative connects residents with library programming; tells story of what libraries bring to local communities Mechanicsburg, PA (Jan. 3, 2017) – The new year brings a new statewide program for Pennsylvania’s libraries according to the Pennsylvania Library Association...

So many libraries are using social media, but are we using it to its full potential? In this daylong, interactive workshop, we will cover the best ways to use social media and digital marketing, how to enhance audience participation, and communicating your brand to a larger audience...

What outdoor signage are you using at your library?  West Pittston Library advertises for Book Drunkards and provides humorous advice.  Read about it. ...

ALA has launched a new PR campaign, Libraries Transform. Also check out their Twitter feed. ...