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Date: Friday, August 3, 2018  10AM to 3PM Location: Lowry Room, James V Brown Library, Williamsport, PA Registration: email instructions are at the end of this posting David Lee King introduces emerging technology trends and shows how those trends are reshaping library services....

Best Buy Foundation is seeking local and regional nonprofit partners who offer out-of-school time programs that create hands-on access to technology education and tools that teens will need to be successful in their future schooling and careers. Programs should include hands-on...

Emerging Tech Trends in Libraries This is part 8 of an InfoPeople’s series of FREE webinars.  Register Now (link is external) Date: May 8 at 3pm ET Presenter: Laura Solomon ​ Register As part of the Emerging Tech Trends series, presenter Laura Solomon continues...

eSchool News shares 7 Grants for STEM and Technology ...

TechSoup and TechSoup for Libraries supports nonprofits by providing access to donations and discount rates on software, hardware and services from major brands. Some of the brands include Microsoft Office, Adobe, Tableau, Cisco, Dell, Windows Server, Symantec, Quickbooks, AWS,...

Apply for a 2018 KINBER Diversity Scholarship to attend KINBERCON 2018. KINBERCON 2018 is a two-day event in April that brings together hundreds of Pennsylvania’s leaders in education, healthcare, economic development, libraries, public media, government and technology to share...

Glenn R. Miller

  Office of Commonwealth Libraries Glenn Miller, Deputy Secretary & Commissioner for Libraries Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Last fall, nearly 100 librarians from Pennsylvania joined library professionals from other states at the Futures Conference in Atlantic City, NJ. ...

The Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation is offering grants to nonprofit organizations and local municipalities.  The foundation’s Community Partners Grant Program funds building renovations and upgrades, grounds improvements, technology upgrades and safety improvements....

SparkFun is awarding selected applicants on a monthly basis with a Community Partnership Program sponsorship package (donation of hardware, expertise or money)! Learn more. ...

John Grayshaw

By John Grayshaw Library Director, Middletown Public Library When Star Trek first came out in the 1960’s many of the concepts it introduced were revolutionary such as starships, transporters, and phasers. But some of the futuristic technology like automatic doors and communicators/cell...