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State Library of Pennsylvania Hosts Program about Forum Building Renovation: Conservator to speak about renovating the State Library of Pennsylvania and Department of Education offices Date: July 13, 2022 Time: Noon to 1pm Venue: Online Preregister (see more below) Join Conservator...

  Pennsylvania Department of Education Office of Commonwealth Libraries Susan Banks, Acting Deputy Secretary & State Librarian March 9, 2022 $5.28 Million in Keystone Grants for Public Library Facilities Awarded I am very pleased to announce on behalf...

On Friday, March 4, the public is invited to the grand opening of the Eva K. Bowlby Public Library‘s  newly renovated space at the library – The Exploration and Creative Studio.  Read about it in the Herald Standard. ...

The newly reopened and renovated Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP) is making a personal impact on patrons.  Read about the renovations and impact in this Pittsburgh Post Gazette article.  Learn more about LAMP. ...

Getting Ready for 2021 Keystone Grants for Public Library Facilities The Office of Commonwealth Libraries anticipates opening a Keystone Grants for Public Library Facilities grant round on Monday, July 26, 2021. Applications submission deadline would be Friday, October 29, 2021...

On behalf of the Pennsylvania Department of Education, I am very pleased to announce that the Office of Commonwealth Libraries (OCL) is now accepting applications for its 2020 Keystone Grants for Public Libraries program. The Keystone grant program provides funds to sponsoring municipalities...

Read about the renovations at the Paoli Library! ...

Hershey Public Library

  Major renovations were finished at the beginning of June at the Hershey Public Library. Renovations were funded by the Hershey Library Endowment Trust. The Circulation desk was completely rebuilt, and includes a total refurbishment of the discharge room, and brand new staff...

Library Journal will select up to 10 buildings, completed between between January 2016 and March 1, 2019 that demonstrate excellence in (1) community engagement in design, (2) sustainability, (3) functionality, (4) innovation, and (5) beauty and delight. Projects to be considered...

Due to pending renovations to the Forum Building, the State Library of Pennsylvania will close on June 1, 2019 and reopen on July 1, 2019 at its temporary Capitol Campus location at the Keystone Building.  We expect to be at this location for the next two (or more) years until...