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Connection in the Time of Covid-19: Library Teens Meet Virtually on Discord

Posted By Joyce Homan, Reference Librarian, Cambria County Library, 8145365131,homaj@cclsys.org , Monday, March 30, 2020

Library Type

Public

Description:

 We are using the Discord platform to create a free server for our library teens to check-in and chat. We have several channels for posting, and are working on hosting a quarantine open mic night, gaming, writing prompts, book sharing, and more. We hope to continue using it in some form even after the isolating is lifted.

Tags:  Basic  Health  Teens 

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Spring Storytime

Posted By Meghan Golden, YS Coordinator, West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library, 610.678.4888, Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Library Type

Public

Email Contact:

wlchildren@berks.lib.pa.us

Description:

Brochure for spring story times and special events.

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Tags:  Basic  Children 

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Fall Prevention

Posted By Autyn Maas, McCord Memorial Library, 814.725.3142, Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Library Type

Public

Partnership:

UPMC - Local Office

Description:

A program to teach about the causes and ways to prevent falls

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Tags:  Adults  Health 

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Family Night

Posted By Brenna Estel, Elementary Librarian, Bellefonte Area School District, Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Library Type

School

Description:

Our book fair has evolved from a simple night of shopping to fundraise for the library to a night of arts and books. We showcase our students through a school wide art show, choral performances, and student instrumental music performances.  The public library attends when possible to share information about summer reading opportunities


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Census Informational Workshop

Posted By Chloe Papa, Marketing Manager, Coy Public Library of Shippensburg, cpapa@ccpa.net, 7175324508, Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Library Type

Public

Description:

Join the U.S. Census Bureau at the Coy Public Library on Tuesday, December 10th from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM to learn how to join the 2020 Census Team! Every ten years, the U.S. Census Bureau is responsible for conducting the nationwide census. While the next census itself will be taken in 2020, the Census Bureau is already recruiting to fill important positions.

Why should someone choose to work as a Census Taker? Census positions provide the perfect opportunity to earn extra income while helping your community. The results of the 2020 Census will help determine your state’s representation in Congress, as well as how certain funds are spent for schools, hospitals, roads, and more. This is your chance to play a part in history and help ensure everyone in your community is counted!

Pre-registration not required. **

Please bring a device to access the online application. (laptop, smartphone, iPad, etc.)

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Shop Local

Posted By Stephanie Pennucci, Education Librarian & Ass. Professor, McNairy Library, 717-871-7122, Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Contact email:
stephanie.pennucci@millersville.edu

Library Type

Academic

Description:

We did a display that highlighted shopping local during the holiday season. We provided flyers and links to Lancaster County Shopping and City of Lancaster Shopping as well as information on the benefits of supporting small businesses in the local community. This display supported the entrepreneurship programs on our campus.

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Introduction to Sign Language

Posted By Amy Keller, Adult and Young Adult Services Librarian, Zelienople Area Public Library, 7244529330, Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Contact email:
akellner@bcfls.org

Library Type

Public

Partnership:

Rose E. Schneider Family YMCA

Description:

The local YMCA provided the Library with an instructor and materials at no cost and came to the Library to conduct the class which had over 50 adults, teens and children register. Participants learned some basic sign language signs and concluded the night with a talk on deaf culture. Plans are in the works to make it a monthly offering.

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Children's story hour

Posted By Kathleen Lynch, Director, Bangor Public Library, director@bangorlibrary.org, 610-588-4136, Thursday, January 2, 2020

Library Type

Public

Description:

This program is offered every Tuesday morning all year round for preschoolers ages 3 to 5 years old. Through song, story and a craft preschoolers are taught about science, manners and different types of genre. The preschooler also learn to enjoy reading and sharing their ideas about the world.

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Teen Science Club

Posted By Mary Kieffer, Library Director, McCord Memorial Library, Thursday, December 19, 2019

Library Type

Public

Cost:

Donated Legos

Description:

Children and Teens experimented with LEGOs, collaborating and building a variety of LEGO creations

Tags:  Civic and Social Literacy  Information Literacy  Teens 

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Winter Reading Challenge

Posted By Sara Edmiston, Community Relations Library, Adams County Library System, sarae@adamslibrary.org, Thursday, December 19, 2019

Library Type

Public

Description:

Adults are challenged to read a minimum of five books and up to fifteen books within a six week period. Reading the minimum of five books enters their name into a drawing for a grand prize. Reading fifteen books completes the challenge gets them a second entry.

Books can be either nonfiction or fiction; audio, print, or electronic; young adult or adult. Books are logged through Beanstack.

The grand prize is a basket filled with library swag, donated books and other donated items.

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