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Glenn R. Miller

Guidelines for Pennsylvania School Library Programs I am pleased to announce that the Governor’s Advisory Council on Library Development (GAC) reviewed and approved a new set of Guidelines for Pennsylvania School Library Programs (PDF) at its most recent meeting in Carlisle on...

Allison Mackley

Allison Mackley is a resident of Hummelstown, PA.  She enjoys living on the Swatara Creek with her husband, Dale, and their two cats. Allison is a National Board Certified Teacher Librarian and Instructional Technology Coach at the Hershey High School Library in Derry Township...

Pennsylvania School Library Association (PSLA), in conjunction with the University of Pittsburgh, School of Information Sciences will be offering: The School Librarian’s Guide to Success in the PDE Educator Effectiveness System workshops IU 15 area on July 20th. Access...

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  Attention Pennsylvania School Librarians! We are excited to announce that after months of planning, we can officially announce the formation of the Pennsylvania eBook Consortium! We are very fortunate that HSLC, the same organization that hosts POWER Library and Ask Here...

Read Deb Kachel’s article on the disappearance of school librarians. ...

Practicing or prospective school librarians may apply for the Jack R. Luskay scholarship, which may provide assistance for transportation, registration fees, membership dues, and hotel/meal expenses to attend the annual Pennsylvania School Librarians Association conference.  The...

According to MindShift, inquiry-based learning is making a come back with Common Core.  Librarians, who have been doing this for years, can help.  Read about it! ...

Stacey A. Aldrich. State Librarian

  Happy New Year Everyone! Wow, it is hard to believe that we are already almost two weeks into 2015! As we move into a new and shiny year, it is good to briefly reflect on 2014 and where we will focus our energy this year.  Last January, I posted 10 areas that the State...

Upstart’s Collaborative School Library Award recognizes colaboration betweeen school librarians and teachers.  The award is $2500.  Learn more. ...