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Glenn R. Miller

  Recruiting for Rare Collections Librarian, State Library of Pennsylvania As the Office of Commonwealth Libraries (OCL) continues to rebuild its staff following some key staff retirements, I’m pleased to share a special and unique invitation to join the State Library of...

Robert M. Gallivan

Robert Gallivan, PhD,  is a lay member the Governor’s Advisory Council from Erie. He is on the bylaw committee and has served on the legislative committee, as well as others. Gallivan is a retired Organic Chemist. He earned a PhD in organic chemistry from Purdue University...

Larry Nesbit

  I graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in August 1970 and began work at Mansfield University a few weeks later as the education librarian.  It was a perfect match for me because it permitted me to use my undergraduate and graduate backgrounds in education, as well...

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  Spooky Tours… We are summoning the spirits to the State Library and reanimating the spooky tours again this year. Share a frightful, delightful lunch hour with the ghosts of the State Library! Curiosities from the Rare Collections on Display Friday November 3rd from...