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      by Jill Hallam-Miller What is Kahooting!? Kahoot! is a free, fun!, web-based game learning platform that can be used for any subject, any age, and any device. The Event Join the West Branch Chapter for a live virtual event… “Kahooting! in Libraries”...

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The 2016 PA Forward Information Literacy Summit Planning Committee has announced that registration for the July 21, 2016 Summit – “Library Services by Design: Supporting Future Forward Workplace Competencies” – is now open at http://bit.ly/PAFILS2016. You do not need to...

by Amy Snyder Below is the sixth article in our series highlighting PA Forward’s partners.  Read on to find out more about our partner, their involvement in financial literacy, and how we can work with them to promote financial literacy. Our Partner:  Pennsylvania Credit Union...

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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...

PaLA annually awards three $1,500 scholarships to PaLA members.  The deadline is May 15.  Learn more! ...

PaLA annually awards three $1,500 scholarships to PaLA members.   Scholarships are now available to both full-time and part-time students.  Deadline for submission is May 15, 2016. For more information, please visit the PaLA website.   ...

The South Central Chapter of the Pennsylvania Library Association invites you to attend its spring workshop – Technology in Practice: Learn it, Try it – on Monday, May 16, 2016 at HACC McCormick Library in Harrisburg, PA. Workshop topics to include: practical application...

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Our Partner:  The Pennsylvania Municipal League Partner Profile: The Pennsylvania Municipal League (PML) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization established in 1900 as an advocate for Pennsylvania’s 3rd class cities.  Today, the PML represents participating Pennsylvania...

CRD (College and Research Division) of PaLA reports that the Greater Philadelphia Law Library (GPLLA) is offering an 8 week online course on legal research resources.  It will be held April 6-May 25.  The cost is $100.  Learn more and check out CRD’s blog! ...

PA Forward Financial Literacy Summit DATE:  TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2016 LOCATION: The Upper Merion Township Library, 175 West Valley Forge Road, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania 19406 The First PA Forward Financial Literacy Summit in partnership with the Southeastern Chapter of the Pennsylvania...