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Applications are now open for both the Leadership Academy and Directors’ Institute by PALS (Pennsylvania Library Association Academy of Leadership Studies)! Deadline to apply is March 5 for those interested in asking for a sponsorship from a PaLA chapter or other financial assistance....

Allison Mackley

Allison Mackley is a resident of Hummelstown, PA.  She enjoys living on the Swatara Creek with her husband, Dale, and their two cats. Allison is a National Board Certified Teacher Librarian and Instructional Technology Coach at the Hershey High School Library in Derry Township...

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By Ashley Flynn By nature, libraries are constantly changing and evolving.  PA Forward represents an important step forward for Pennsylvania libraries in the way we market our programs, services and resources. Most libraries are already engaging all five literacies, but might...