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WebJunction will lead the initiative Supporting Library Responses to the Opioid Crisis to develop a set of free online resources that staff at public libraries can use to determine how their library can address opioid use disorder in their local communities. WebJunction is also...

Consider applying for the 2021 Pennsylvania STEM Ambassador Program.  The deadline is January 22, 2021. The Pennsylvania STEM Ambassador Program is made possible through PSAYDN, with training support from the Education Policy and Leadership Center (EPLC) and STEM Education Coalition,...

Consider applying for the 2020 Pennsylvania STEM Ambassador Program.  The deadline is January 24, 2020. The Pennsylvania STEM Ambassador Program is made possible through PSAYDN, with training support from the Education Policy and Leadership Center (EPLC) and STEM Education Coalition,...

The Indiana Free Library and the University of Indiana are partnering to offer STEM day. ...

Nonprofit organizations, schools and academic institutions are eligible to apply for Environmental Education Grants. The deadline is December 31, 2019.   ...

The 2020 Pennsylvania STEM Ambassador Program is open for applications until January 24, 2020. The Pennsylvania STEM Ambassador Program is made possible through PSAYDN, with training support from the Education Policy and Leadership Center (EPLC) and STEM Education Coalition, and...

Glenn R. Miller

Pennsylvania Department of Education Office of Commonwealth Libraries Glenn R. Miller, Deputy Secretary & Commissioner for Libraries Tuesday, November 26, 2019 Building on the highly successful launch of his PAsmart initiative last year, Governor Tom Wolf announced this week...

Read about Samsung’s Solve for Tomorrow Contest to compete for amounts up to $100,000.  The deadline is October 23, 2019. ...

Library Block Parties Information Background A Block Party is an hour long free play session with a set of universal blocks (350), people, vehicles, animals, scarves, photographs of buildings, and other accompanying materials where preschoolers have the freedom to build and play...

Wee Build is for libraries that do not have the space or storage necessary to be eligible for the Block Party program and for libraries with the Block Party materials who would like the Wee Build materials to use for outreach and use by infants and toddlers.  It consists of 20...