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Register for Fall Virtual POWER Library Training! Virtual training session options and dates are provided below. School Libraries + e-resources : Examining the How, When, Where, and Why for POWER Library e-resources Tools in the K-12 Classroom (1.5 hours CE/ACT 48 credits) October...

POWER Library Spring Training Recordings are Now Available Missed a live session or just can’t get enough and want to watch it again? The recordings for all 4 sessions are now available in the POWER Library – For Librarians. You can view the following trainings: Help...

Professional Development Opportunities in June 2021 Find professional development opportunities in June 2021 by topic or date at WebJunction!  All WebJunction courses and webinars are FREE and count towards Pennsylvania public library CE requirements. Remember to check WebJunction...

POWERful Partnerships – POWER Library Spring Virtual Training Join us virtually May 10-12! This year’s theme, POWERful Partnerships, will explore a variety of ways libraries can partner with and through POWER Library resources to better serve their communities.  All...

Access resources, including training on grant writing, from Candid.  Candid was formed from GuideStar and the Foundation Center.  Several libraries offer a Candid hub!  Check out the article. Access other posts on grants in the Compendium. Check out Candid’s Visualizing...

The Office of Commonwealth Libraries announces the availability of funding for an Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Professional Development Training Grant to support library staff to receive training.  This project is made possible by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA)...

Find professional development opportunities in March 2021 by topic or date at WebJunction! Remember to check WebJunction Courses,  WebJunction Webinars, the PA Library Staff Academy (Niche Academy) and the Compendium for other continuing education opportunities that may...

For session descriptions and to register, please visit: https://powerlibrary.org/librarians/get-training/2020-fall-training-registration/ Join us this fall for a series of online training webinars focusing on ways to use POWER Library resources to complement public library digital...

Mechanicsburg, Pa – The Cumberland County Library System Foundation has been awarded a national grant to support staff development. The American Library Association’s H.W. Wilson Grant is an annual award consisting of $3,500 and a 24k gold-framed citation given to a library...

AskEARN.org is the online hub for EARN, the Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion.  It serves as the centralized source of employer-focused tools, resources and publications on disability inclusion.  It covers a wide range of topics, including recruitment...