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  by Michelle Georgetti Punxsutawney Phil, the beloved groundhog of Pennsylvania, saw his shadow just a couple of weeks ago and declared six more weeks of winter. While this may be happy news for our skiers and children (and teachers) anxiously awaiting the school closings...

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by Michelle Georgetti At the Pennsylvania Library Association’s Annual Conference, Katie LaMantia and Emily Vinci of Schaumburg Township District Library in Illinois led a session titled “Creating Great Programs for Millennials.” Ms. LaMantia and Ms. Vinci are coauthors...

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by Michelle Muro An Uncomfortable Topic Suicide. How often do you talk about it in your library? While researching for this article, I realized the difficulty in finding library programs on suicide prevention or awareness. Since this week is National Suicide Prevention Week (September...