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Multi-district Workshop A full house of library trustees and staff greeted David Bendekovic , founder of the B.A. David Company, on June 8, 2019 for “Great People Make Great Libraries,” a multi-district workshop hosted by the Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia...

The Public Relations and Marketing Committee of the Pennsylvania Library Association is pleased to offer a media toolkit to be used for celebrating National Library Week in April. The National Library Week 2019 toolkit is now available on the Pennsylvania Library Association’s...

On Saturday, April 21, 2018, approximately 112 library trustees, friends, and staff attended Activate Sustainable Thinking for the Future of Libraries. Workshop presenters were Rebekkah Smith Aldrich, Coordinator for Library Sustainability at the Mid-Hudson Library System (NY) and...

In April, the Southeast Districts hosted two Multi-District Trustee Workshops. The first, Board’s Role: Governance and Effective Meetings, was presented by Michael Kumer, Principal of Boards MTO. Kumer spoke on the role of boards and individual board members and the responsibilities...