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Michelle Georgetti

  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...

Michelle Georgetti

  by Michelle Muro It’s that time of year again. In my humble opinion, one of the best times of the year – Banned Books Week! As librarians, we understand the importance of this annual event celebrating the freedom to read. I’d like to take a look at different programming...

Michelle Georgetti

by Michelle Muro An Uncomfortable Topic Suicide. How often do you talk about it in your library? While researching for this article, I realized the difficulty in finding library programs on suicide prevention or awareness. Since this week is National Suicide Prevention Week (September...

Jasmine Woodson

  by Jasmine Woodson, Education & Learning Design Librarian, Library and Technology Services Lehigh University In June of this year, 15 librarians gathered in a Harrisburg conference center over three and a half days as participants in PaLA’s Pennsylvania Academy of...