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HSLC will be performing maintenance on both Friday (10/5) and Saturday (10/6) in the evening from 5 PM to midnight.  During this maintenance window, the POWER Library Portal and PA Photos and Documents services may not be available. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience...

New E-Resources Have Arrived in POWER Library! “List all”, “Help me choose”, and POWER Kids links If you link to the alphabetical (“List all”) or subject (“Help me choose”) listing or to POWER Kids, you do not need to make any changes to your library...

POWER Library Portal Maintenance Notice On Friday, June 22, beginning at 11 PM, the POWER Library Portal (powerlibrary.org) will be unavailable due to system maintenance.  The Portal is expected to be available again by 6 AM on Saturday, June 23.  We apologize in advance for any...

Michelle Georgetti

by Michelle Muro An Uncomfortable Topic Suicide. How often do you talk about it in your library? While researching for this article, I realized the difficulty in finding library programs on suicide prevention or awareness. Since this week is National Suicide Prevention Week (September...