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June 5, 2019 Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) today announced $22 million in 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) grants have been awarded to a variety of educational institutions, faith-based partners and community partners. The grants...

Libraries Lead with Digital Skills: an initiative of ALA & PLA, is looking for libraries to apply for funding in Pennsylvania! Twenty-five grants will be awarded!  Consider applying! Who should apply: Public libraries that have existing digital skills programs and are interested...

Workforce Recruitment Program Libraries and other nonprofits may access the 2019 Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) database, which is available to employers, in the private and nonprofit sector, seeking interns or employees with disabilities. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of...

The Cambria County Library is the new home of PA CareerLink of Cambria County. Read about it! ...

The Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology offers these 10 Tips for an Accessible Website.  The tips also provide links to additional resources. ...

Meghan Lynch

  Meghan Lynch Business Outreach Librarian Chester County Library On November 15, 2017 The Chester County Library Economic Development hosted 44 attendees from 16 community organizations and representatives from libraries throughout Chester County at a workforce development...

The PEW Research Center has posted The Future of Jobs and Jobs Training.  With AI performing more tasks, PEW asked experts whether workers will be able to keep up with needed skills.  The article discusses the most important skills needed to succeed, the skills that can be effectively...

The Pennsylvania State Data Center has released a research brief on the Commonwealth’s working women, who make up 47.9 percent of the workforce.  Access statistics from 2011-2015.   ...