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Sharon McRae.

  Sharon McRae is the Director of the Shaler North Hills Library in Glenshaw, Pennsylvania. The library is located fifteen minutes north of Pittsburgh and serves over 27,000 residents.   Sharon was appointed to the Governor’s Advisory Committee in 2014 and has a particular...

  Keystone Grant Awards I am very pleased to announce on behalf of the Pennsylvania Department of Education that the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will be awarding 27 municipalities with Keystone grants to improve their local libraries. The grants, ranging from a low of $6,500...

The Shaler North Hills Library is participating in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Learn more in this Trib Live article. ...

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  by Jill McConnell I attended a Trustee Town Hall meeting last year where Kathy Silks mentioned that libraries can use PA Forward in their strategic planning process. That sounded like a great idea to me, but I wasn’t quite sure how to put it into practice until I spoke...