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KINBERCON 2019 Date:  April 1-3, 2019 Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Philadelphia Center City, Philadelphia, PA Inclusivity Scholarship Deadline Reminder   The deadline to submit a 2019 Inclusivity Scholarship (formerly the Diversity Scholarship) application is fast...

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant opportunities (not in order of grant deadline): Division of Public Programs Deadline June 6, 2018 Digital Projects fort the Public  Deadline August 8, 2018 Media Projects: Development Grants Media Projects: Production Grants Public...

The Pennsylvania Library Association is sharing the May (Civic Literacy) and the June/July/August (Summer Reading) toolkits for your reference. Each toolkit includes sample press release text, social media hashtags, resource links and graphics for posting. These kits are made available...

Increase your community’s awareness of POWER Library with a public service announcement by your local radio station!  A PSA is a message in the public interest that is broadcast without charge.  POWER Library has many promotional materials, including this 30 second radio...

This Poynter article uses PEW research and the recent Gallup/Knight Foundation survey, Views: Trust, Media and Democracy,  to compare journalists and librarians.  The author, David Beard, has also written Welcome to Your Local Library, Which also Happens to be a Newsroom. added...

Get an award for your website, film, video, media & PR, Social, Mobile Sites & Apps, Games, or Podcasts & Digital Audio, and Games.  Learn about the Webbys, which honors excellence in media, and apply.  There are many categories, including nonprofit, community...

Join Claudia Haines, co-author of Becoming a Media Mentor: A Guide for Working with Children and Families (ALA Editions) for an interactive workshop on media mentorship in the library. The training will include an overview of the following topics: Defining Media Mentorship Making...

Do you have an event that may be of interest to the rest of the state?  Add PCN to your media distribution list! Email PCN and they just might bring their cameras! PCN is the largest statewide public affairs network in the country reaching 10 million viewers in 3.3 million PA...

The American Library Association (ALA) announced the top books, video and audio books for children and young adults, including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz awards, at its Midwinter Meeting in Chicago.  Check them out! ...