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The Pennsylvania Department of Education, Office of Commonwealth Libraries, is accepting applications from public libraries to establish family place community centers for early childhood information, parent education, socialization, emergent literacy, and family support. Successful...

The US Ceneus Bureau offers FREE webinars to help the public access and use U.S. Census Bureau statistics. The sessions last 60 to 90 minutes, show how to use Census Bureau databases and mapping tools and how to find demographic and economic statistics at a local or national level....

The Space Science Institute’s National Center for Interactive Learning (NCIL) provides interactive STEM exhibits, programming, and training to public libraries nationwide through its Science‐Technology Activities and Resources Library Network (STAR Net).  Learn more and...

POWER Library Fall 2018 Training – Registration Now Open! ***Please share this message broadly with your staff and colleagues that may be interested in the new Gale e-resources.*** REGISTER NOW! Registration for the live 2018 Fall Training sessions is now open! There are...

  Pennsylvania Department of Education Office of Commonwealth Libraries Glenn Miller, Deputy Secretary & Commissioner for Libraries Monday, June 11, 2018 Earlier this month, I sent you an email explaining that state law requires the Office of Commonwealth Libraries (OCL)...

HSLC has scheduled the dates and locations for the…. 2018 Fall Access PA/POWER Library training. Plan to join training at one of these locations: Monday, September 24 – Northwest IU 5, Edinboro Tuesday, September 25 – RLA Learning & Conference Center at Cranberry...

Find professional development opportunities in May 2018 by topic or date at WebJunction. Also check out upcoming WebJunction webinars and  WebJunction’s course catalog.   All WebJunction courses and webinars are FREE and count towards public library CE requirements. Pennsylvania...

Have you checked out the courses on WebJunction? All content in the WebJunction Course Catalog is freely available and ready when you are! PA public librarians will receive Continuing Education credit for each hour of a course!  A certificate will be made available at the end...

Please note: The deadline for submission is now May 31, 2018. On behalf of the Office of Child Development and Early Learning, the PA Key will accept applications for funds to support large-scale professional development events and conferences at the state and regional level for...

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...