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Seeking Applications for School Library, Community Memory, and Digital Inclusion Grants Washington, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services has launched a new special initiative, Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries (APP), and is accepting grant...

Are Dogs the New Library Cat? At Red Land Community Library in Etters, Pennsylvania, parents can sign children up for a 15-minute slot to read to a golden retriever. The dogs work on Saturdays, sitting contentedly while children choose a book to read aloud. Karen Hostetter, Library...

Date:  Thu, Nov 15, 2018 Time:  12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST Centre County is a rural area in Pennsylvania and the Schlow Centre Region Library is using a unique method to bring low-cost internet to help bridge the digital divide. Utilizing TV WhiteSpace — the unused bandwidth...

Did you miss the webinar on Grantseeking?  No worries!  You can access it as a WebJunction course for FREE!  Other past webinars are also available! New Course: Grantseeking for Libraries. Funding sources for libraries is an important discussion for library staff, board members,...

Nathaniel Rasmussen, Head of IT Services at Schlow Centre Region Library, is sharing bookmarks you can make available to your rural patrons to encourage them to take the Broadband Speed Test! The Broadband Speed Test will help map broadband access in PA! Access the bookmarks! Watch...

Do your patrons live in a RURAL Area? Please encourage them to visit http://broadbandtest.us and take the broadband speed test. This will help map broadband access in PA This info was received from the Center for Rural Pennsylvania www.rural.palegislature.us www.facebook.com/RuralPennsylvania @CenterRuralPA The...

Code Club For Small and Rural Libraries The Institute of Museum and Library Sciences is funding a grant to deliver all the resources necessary to run a code club in small and rural public libraries. Those resources include one-on-one training sessions, code club software,...

Nathaniel Rasmussen

  Nathaniel Rasmusen, Head of IT Services at the Schlow Centre Region Library in State College has been named a Library Journal Mover and Shaker! Read about Rassmussen as well as the TV White Space project in this Library Journal article.   ...

Libraries, colleges and universities, and members of the community are invited to this FREE event  to learn more about what’s happening in Pennsylvania and across the country to help libraries get the broadband access, education, funding, and training opportunities...

These upcoming webinars are now open for registration. Can’t attend a live session? All WebJunction webinars are recorded and available for free in the Course Catalog. All provide CE credit for Pennsylvania public library staff! More Than #MotivationMonday: Motivating Your...