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Rare Collections Virtual Series: Benjamin Franklin’s Pen and Press Date:  April 27, 2022 Time: Noon – 1 PM The State Library of Pennsylvania is showcasing items from Rare Collections with a series of virtual programs that highlight rare and unique books. Join State Library...

On Tuesday, January 18, 2022, Pennsylvania will officially observe the 2022 National Day of Racial Healing. The goals of this event are to: ·         Understand that racial healing is at the core of racial equity ·         Offer a time for contemplation and...

U.S. public libraries and nonprofit academic libraries may apply for this competitive grant program to meet financial and/or investor education needs at the community level by providing high-quality education, services, and resources. The program also aims to ensure diversity, equity,...

Thank you to those who were able to attend the town hall that took place on 11/16/21 to introduce the LSTA 5-year plan evaluation.   For those who could not attend, the recording can be viewed on the For Librarians section of POWER Library.  To incorporate as many voices...

We Are All Caregivers: Finding Peace and Wellness in Hard Times –featuring author Patty Collamer Date:       December 8, 2021 Time:       12PM to 1PM Register: Register in advance to attend this FREE virtual program by sending an email to ra-edmakerspace@pa.gov with...

PA History: Read It, See It: Cornwall Iron Furnace You’re invited to discover the fascinating history that surrounds you here in Pennsylvania! PA History: Read It, See It is a new series of virtual programs presented by the State Library of Pennsylvania in collaboration with the Pennsylvania...

The PA Humanities’ PA SHARP (Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan) grant program is offering up to $20,000 in flexible spending for either general operating and capacity building or program support.  PA organizations with a humanities-based mission and...

ALA has announced a new grant for libraries designed to spark conversations about American history and culture through an examination of the women’s suffrage movement. To qualify for this grant, the applying institution must be a library (public, tribal, school, academic, or...

WebJunction will lead the initiative Supporting Library Responses to the Opioid Crisis to develop a set of free online resources that staff at public libraries can use to determine how their library can address opioid use disorder in their local communities. WebJunction is also...

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) supports projects that bring the ideas of the humanities to life for general audiences through public programming. Applications are due August 11.  Learn more. ...