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Science Action Club has started at Vandergrift Public Library! Director Vanessa Groholski completed FREE STEM training online in order to offer this FREE program to children in grades 3-8.  Learn more about taking the course, and the grant she received to receive a kit valued at...

The ALA/Information Today, Inc. Library of the Future Award honors an individual library, library consortium, group of librarians, or support organization for innovative planning for, applications of, or development of patron training programs about information technology in a library...

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  by Brandi Hunter-Davenport, PA Library Association, PA Forward Project Manager Incorporating the PA Forward framework into your everyday programming may seem a bit daunting but there is a Training Team here to help you get going. The Training Team is comprised of multiple...

The National Library of Medicine’s recent post explains how individuals and organizations can obtain FREE information, training and resources, in order to effectively respond to an opioid-associated overdose emergency, by visiting Get Naloxone Now.  Read more. ...

The Spring Workshop sponsored by the South Central Chapter of the Pennsylvania Library Association will be held  Thursday, May 18th, 2017 at the Pa College of Health Sciences in Lancaster, Pa. Presentations include: PA Forward: Taking your Library to the Star Level Meeting Efficiency:...

volunteers

  Looking for Volunteers? Register for FREE at the following organizations: All for Good, Idealist and Volunteer Match. Some also offer webinars.  Take a look at Volunteer Match’s webinars on volunteer recruitment and management.   ...

  By Jeri Stewart The author is a new Corrections Librarian at the State Correctional Institution (SCI) Huntingdon. We all know the triumvirate of libraries: academic, school and public. We’re all at least somewhat familiar with special libraries such as medical and legal...

USAC is offering E-rate Program Applicant Trainings for schools, libraries, and consortia that apply to the Schools and Libraries (E-rate) Program . Closest to PA is in DC on September 26. More information and registration is available in the Trainings & Outreach section of...

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  It’s not too soon to make plans for the 2016 Fall Access PA/POWER Library e-Resources training! HSLC has scheduled the dates and locations for the 2016 Fall Access PA/POWER Library e-Resources training. Click here for a list of the dates and locations and watch...

If you can’t attend a live session, all WebJunction webinars are recorded and available for FREE in the course catalog.  Purposeful Innovation: Idea Engagement for Libraries Tuesday, March 15, 2016 ♦ 3 pm Eastern / 12 pm Pacific ♦ 60 min Registration Sooner or later, all...