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Late this summer, I wrote to you about PAsmart, a new workforce development initiative that helps people get information about pursuing an education and career in Pennsylvania at any stage of life. Late last week, Governor Wolf announced the next phase of the PAsmart program: $30...

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Everybody’s a Star: The STAR Program of the Cumberland County Library System Partners Adults with Intellectual Disabilities with Mobility-Limited Adults Carlisle, PA: Sometimes a program isn’t just “win-win.” It’s “win-win-win-win.” A recent collaboration among the...

Governor’s Advisory Council on Library Development The mission of the Governor’s Advisory Council on Library Development (GAC) is to formulate plans, recommend policy, and advocate for strong library services and initiatives that enable all Pennsylvanians to be inspired and...

Learn about PAsmart, a new workforce development initiative that helps connect Pennsylvanians with resources for working and training in Pennsylvania.  Share with your patrons!   ...

See Making in Action this June Washington, D.C. – Washington, D.C., will celebrate the maker movement on Capitol Hill this June. Nation of Makers, along with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Congressional Maker Caucus, will host the 2018 Capitol Hill Maker...

Grants are available for adult literacy and workforce development.  The deadline is January 2, 2018.  Learn more. ...

The Office of Commonwealth Libraries would like to know if your library is: Breaking ground for a construction project; Celebrating a library anniversary or milestone retirement; Announcing a notable new service or program (e.g. MakerSpace opening, special PA Forward program or...

On July 11, TechSoup is hosting the webinar: Eureka! Where Workforce and Business Initiatives Connect with Lifelong Learning.  Learn more and register. ...

November, 2016 – The Library System of Lancaster County has officially launched a new partnership with Lancaster-based make717 Innovation Center resources.   The launch event took place on October 21 at the make717 Innovation Center located at the Branch Campus of Thaddeus Stevens...

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The Developing Career Pathways for Adults Institute is scheduled for February 1-3, 2017. This virtual institute will feature nine one-hour webinars designed to inform participants about key elements and strategies for successful adult career pathways development and implementation...