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Candy Blessing, Ephrata High School librarian, has been named PSLA’s 2016 Outstanding Contributor. Read more. ...

The Office of Commonwealth Libraries needs more individuals to complete teams for ILEAD USA. These teams need members: Community Engagement Workforce Development Services to Immigrants and Non-English Speakers To facilitate this,  we have shortened the process.  You only need...

PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators program “recognizes educators who incorporate digital media in the classroom to inspire student learning. For the first time in four years, all educators that submit a complete application and meet the entry requirements will be invited...

Public schools and public libraries can receive up to $500 from the Ezra Jack Keats Mini-Grants.  The deadline is March 31, 2016.  Learn more. ...

We continue to move towards finalizing the processes and procedures for the next LSTA Competitive Cycle. As mentioned previously we will be switching to an e-Grant format that will hopefully make the application process more user friendly.  We will be scheduling webinars with the...

PBS Education’s Get Your Tech On provides tools, support and professional development.  A contest entry form is at the bottom of this page. ...

    By Angie Andre Tredyffrin Public Library Children’s Librarian Science, technology, engineering, art, and math, this is STEAM as we know it. What does this look like when we break it down into doable programs that are inexpensive, interesting, interactive, and passive? ...

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  Is your library participating in International Games Day on November 21? Register and you may receive free donations and be listed on the world map.  Learn more!  Send photos of your events to the Compendium. ...

ALA News shares the top ten teen titles, voted on by teens around the world. ...

October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month.  Available resources include: The You’re Not Alone campaign  provides resources and education on ways that communities can show they care and are united together against bullying. PACER’s National Bullying Prevention...