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MEMO TO:  Public Library Directors; District Library Administrators and Consultants; System Administrators; Governor’s Advisory Council on Library Development; Office of Commonwealth Libraries Staff cc: Statewide library email distribution lists at 4:00 pm on March 23, 2020 FROM:...

Albrecht Multi District

The North Central Library District hosted the Challenging Patron Workshop: Library Safety, Security, and Service at the Moment of Truth on August 23, 2019, at Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Thompson Development Center in Williamsport. The workshop drew 60 library directors...

Brian Dawson

  by Brian K. Dawson I have to start by thanking Mary Chute and the staff of the New Jersey State Library  for hosting the Futures Conference.  Peggy Cadigan and Betsy Beavers, both of the NJSL, were driving forces behind the event.  Additional support was provided by the...

The US Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology released Guiding Principles for Use of Technology with Early Learner.  Four guiding principles are presented along with references to various educational guides and resources. Highlighted are:  how to determine...

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Library Safety & Security:  The Black Belt Librarian Workshop Presenter Warren Graham will talk about the elements of real world security plan on September 22 in Grove City and September 23 in Butler Register by September 7   Learn more ...

Deborah Drury

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

The New Castle District is offering Library Safety & Security: The Black Belt Librarian Workshop.  Access the flier for more info and registration information AGENDA: • The essential elements of a real world security program. • How to approach patrons to inform them of...

A Connect & Communicate Series Virtual Discussion Friday, January 30, 12:00pm During this hour, academic librarians are invited to share their experiences confronting dangerous situations in the library, as well as their concerns, thoughts, ideas, and suggestions for keeping...