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PA Forward: Money Smart Week (April 22-29) by Michelle Georgetti PA Forward envisions “… a Pennsylvania where citizens are informed consumers and individuals, small businesses, and organizations contribute to the economic vitality of their community through innovation, entrepreneurship,...

  by Michelle Georgetti Punxsutawney Phil, the beloved groundhog of Pennsylvania, saw his shadow just a couple of weeks ago and declared six more weeks of winter. While this may be happy news for our skiers and children (and teachers) anxiously awaiting the school closings...

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by Michelle Georgetti At the Pennsylvania Library Association’s Annual Conference, Katie LaMantia and Emily Vinci of Schaumburg Township District Library in Illinois led a session titled “Creating Great Programs for Millennials.” Ms. LaMantia and Ms. Vinci are coauthors...

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  by Michelle Georgetti First, a Word on Acronyms It has occurred to me that librarians love acronyms. However, I find it important to stress that we should perhaps limit (and define) our acronyms for events and programs. As a student of Pennsylvania Academy of Leadership Studies...