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Michelle Georgetti

by Michelle Muro Orange is the New Black Piper Kerman, author of Orange is the New Black, came to the Scranton Cultural Center on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 to talk about her book and discuss what it was like spending a year in a women’s prison. The sold-out event was part of the...

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...

Ashley Flynn

By Ashley Flynn One short year ago, my group mates and I were immersed in a professional development workshop unlike any other. We graduated from PALS, the PaLA Academy of Leadership Studies, with the 2015 class. On the surface, this workshop is designed to increase the leadership...