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Dear Librarians: Hunger is a severe roadblock to the learning process. Lack of nutrition during the summer months may set up a cycle of poor performance once school begins. The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is a federally funded program that provides nutritious meals for hungry...

Museum to present program at the Lower Providence Community Library. ...

Patrons at the Helen Kate Furness Library participated in a Downton Abbey tea. ...

Life-size Candy Land game created in library. (link is no longer available but check out these images of life-sized Candy Lanes in other locations!) ...

The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities is accepting applications for the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards. The awards recognize outstanding after-school and out-of-school programs that are transforming the lives of young people.  Twelve award-winning...

The Thriving Cultures Program, administered by the Surdna Foundation, supports projects that connect teens to artistically rigorous and culturally relevant programs that equip them with practical skills. Learn more here. ...