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To incorporate as many voices as possible, the deadline to complete Pennsylvania LSTA Survey 2021 (alchemer.com) has been extended. Feel free to post the survey on your website and share via social media.  During planning, there will be other ways Pennsylvanians can contribute...

Thank you to those who were able to attend the town hall that took place on 11/16/21 to introduce the LSTA 5-year plan evaluation.   For those who could not attend, the recording can be viewed on the For Librarians section of POWER Library.  To incorporate as many voices...

POWER Library E-Resource Survey This brief survey requests the names of 3 e-resources that you would like to see added to POWER Library that are not currently in POWER Library. If the opportunity arises to add a new e-resource to POWER Library, your input will offer guidance. ...

Glenn R. Miller

  Pennsylvania Department of Education Office of Commonwealth Libraries Glenn Miller, Deputy Secretary & Commissioner for Libraries Thursday, May 9, 2019 Toward Gigabit Libraries Survey (Deadline Fri. May 17) In late April, I asked every public library location in Pennsylvania...

Glenn R. Miller

  Pennsylvania Department of Education Office of Commonwealth Libraries Glenn Miller, Deputy Secretary & Commissioner for Libraries Tuesday, April 30, 2019 In March, I announced that the Office of Commonwealth Libraries (OCL) is working with the  Keystone Initiative for...

  Pennsylvania Department of Education Office of Commonwealth Libraries Glenn Miller, Deputy Secretary & Commissioner for Libraries   The Office of Commonwealth Libraries (OCL) has awarded a Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant to the Keystone Initiative...

OCLC surveyed 2500 public libraries to determine how libraries communicate.  Read about the findings.   ...

Do your patrons live in a RURAL Area? Please encourage them to visit http://broadbandtest.us and take the broadband speed test. This will help map broadband access in PA This info was received from the Center for Rural Pennsylvania www.rural.palegislature.us www.facebook.com/RuralPennsylvania @CenterRuralPA The...

WebJunction would like your feedback! If you have used WebJunction, tell them how it is working for you, what you like, and what you’d like to see changed. This short survey takes less than 10 minutes and helps them understand who uses WebJunction and how they’re doing....

Please complete this Infopeople survey about your continuing education/professional development  needs! Results from Pennsylvania will be shared with the Office of Commonwealth Libraries and will help with planning workshops and other programs to meet your CE needs. This survey...