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5.19 Million in Keystone Grants Awarded  I am very pleased to announce on behalf of the Pennsylvania Department of Education that the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will be awarding 18 municipalities in 15 counties with $5.19 million in Keystone grants to improve their local libraries.   The...

Pennsylvania Library Association recognizes libraries for PA ForwardTM Star achievements earned between April 1 and June 30, 2019 Mechanicsburg, PA (July 22, 2019) – The Pennsylvania Library Association just announced the 2019 second quarter PA ForwardTM Star Library awardees....

A grant has enabled the Schuylkill Valley Community Library to purchase an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).  Berks-Mont News reports that “an AED is a portable device that checks a person’s heart rhythm and, in cases of sudden cardiac arrest, can send an electric...