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POWER Library Fall 2018 Training – Registration Now Open! ***Please share this message broadly with your staff and colleagues that may be interested in the new Gale e-resources.*** REGISTER NOW! Registration for the live 2018 Fall Training sessions is now open! There are...

Join Librarians’ Insights on How to Integrate STEM and Coding into Makerspaces  on June 11 at 1:00pm.  This FREE  60-minute webinar is led by Dr. Azadeh Jamalian, head of education strategy at littleBits. Dr. Jamalian will talk about how school libraries are bringing...

What is the Pennsylvania eBook Consortium? The Pennsylvania eBook Consortium began in the 2016-2017 school year and allows schools to access a comprehensive library of high-interest, standard-driven titles for a fraction of the cost. Every school is given their own MackinVIA portal....

 May 18 is the deadline for the Innovative Approaches to Literacy Program funding.  The program supports programs designed to develop and improve literacy skills for children and students from birth through 12th grade in high-need local educational agencies and schools. The...

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This is part of a series of Session Notes from grantees who have received Professional Development grants from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries. Each grantee will share their professional development experience and include tips and other resources from the workshop or class....

Learn about FREE two day Professional development events: the Future Ready Institute will be held in Philadelphia on October 11-12. ...

This is part of a series of Session Notes from grantees who have received Professional Development grants from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries. Each grantee will share their professional development experience and include tips and other resources from the workshop or class....

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The National Center for State Courts is sponsoring its fourth annual national civics education essay contest for elementary, middle, and high school students. In recognition of Law Day, May 1, 2017, the essay contest focuses on the 14th Amendment, which addresses citizenship rights...

Learn new ways to use Google tools in this FREE webinar on September 10 Registration provides a FREE resource guide This 10:00am-3:30pm webinar offers sessions on: Google Tools: An Intro for Educators 10 Google Chrome Extensions I Use in My Classroom Every Day! Using Drawings...

Promotional graphic for Library Card Sign-up Month, featuring Snoopy

  What is your library doing in September for Library Card Sign-up Month? Check out the FREE resources, including Snoopy artwork! Send your sign-up activity/PR photos for sharing in the Compendium! ...