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Pennsylvania Department of Education Office of Commonwealth Libraries Glenn R. Miller, Deputy Secretary & Commissioner for Libraries Tuesday, June 4, 2019 I hope that by now you have noticed that the Office of Commonwealth Libraries (OCL) is in the midst of revitalizing its...

  Those Kids are Hungry…Feed them!  The Summer Lunch program is FREE! Make plans now to participate! What’s holding you back? No kitchen? You can contract to have bag lunches brought in.  You don’t have to offer the lunch every day–but why not?  If half of the...

Summer Food Program

The Pennsylvania Department of Education encourages organizations to help provide nutritious meals to children in low-income areas during the summer months through the department’s Summer Food Service Program. The Summer Food Service Program, which began in 1976, is a federally...

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December 2016 Dear Pennsylvania Librarians, On September 29, 2015, Governor Tom Wolf signed an Executive Order establishing the Governor’s Food Security Partnership, which is comprised of secretaries and representatives from the departments of Aging, Agriculture, Community and...

The PDE website features Summer Reading with photos from PA Libraries! ...