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Roving Reference

Posted By Tonya Otto, Virtual Learning and Outreach/Reference Librarian, Clarion Univ Lib, totto@clarion.edu , Thursday, February 28, 2019

Library Type

Academic

Description 

Roving Reference is a library service model where reference is conducted outside of the traditional reference desk. At Clarion University, we use Roving Reference to take our services around campus to provide remote help for students. We currently travel to three different buildings for one hour each throughout the week: the student center, the science and technology center, and one of the residence suites. We have a laptop available to assist students with any research needs and teach them how to become information literate in using the Libraries' online resources.

We have branded our Roving Reference service a PA Forward event as it promotes each of the five literacies, especially basic and information literacy. As academic librarians, we strive to assist students with whatever research needs they may have, and those needs can cover a wide range of topics. Some students may have needs regarding finances, while others may be looking for health information. We promote the five literacies as we seek to serve the University community and empower lifelong learners with our Roving Reference service. 

Tags:  Basic  Civic and Social  Health and Financial  Information 

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America's First Daughter - Fall Book Discussion Series

Posted By Christine Santoro, Library Director, Richland Community Library, csantoro@lclibs.org, 717-866-4939, Friday, August 3, 2018

Library Type

Public 

Description

As participants in Lebanon County Reads, patrons are offered the opportunity to participate in many library and committee events between August 6 - November 13, 2018. Richland Community Library is hosting a book discussion as a part of our Fall Series. Patrons may reserve/pick up a copy of print, audio, and e-book materials at any library in Lebanon County and join us on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the inaugural title – America’s First Daughter by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie.


This program is supported by a partnership with Lebanon County Reads, Lebanon County Libraries, Congregation Beth Israel, and the Bishop Foundation.


Note, we were gifted five regular print, one large print, and one audiobook version of the book by Congregation Beth Israel. If we had had to purchase, the copies would have cost about $170. Outside of staff time and participation, there aren’t any other costs involved in hosting the event. 

 

Tags:  Basic  Basic Literacy  Book Discussion  PA Forward 

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Crazy 8's Club

Posted By Laura O'Grady, Director, Hershey Public Library, lauraogrady@derrytownship.org, 717-533-6555 , Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Library Type

Public 

Description

Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s, an over-the-top after-school club for children in first and second grade designed to get kids fired up about math. It's math gone wild! 

The program will take place on Wednesdays at 4 p.m. October 15 – December 10, 2018.

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Tags:  Basic  Basic Literacy  PA Forward 

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Children's Story Hour

Posted By Angela Michael, Matthews Public Library, Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Library Type

Public

Description

Children’s Story Hour for toddler and pre-school age children meets year round weekly on Wednesdays for an approximately 45 minute long session. The first and fifth Wednesdays of the month during Story Hour children enjoy a puppet show in Polka Dot City (the library’s professional puppet theatre). After the show children enjoy making a craft to take home with them. The other Wednesdays of the month children will be read stories, sing songs, learn rhymes, hear poems, see finger plays and flannel boards, and make crafts. This is an early literacy program provided free of charge for the children of the community with the objective of developing children’s literacy and social skills, encouraging children’s love of reading, and supporting children’s imaginations!

Tags:  Basic  Children 

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Storytime with Miss Marian

Posted By David Hrivnak, Director, Peoples Library , Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Library Type

Public

Description

Storytime for 3-6 year olds held weekly at both library locations.

Tags:  Basic  Children 

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Basic Literacy Display

Posted By Ario D'Amato, Hazelton Area Public Library, 570-454-2961, adamato@hazletonlibrary.org, Friday, April 6, 2018

Library Type

Public

Cost and Funding

Free

Description

Display area featuring basic literacy.

Tags:  Basic  Children 

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May the Fourth Be With You

Posted By Alexis Neapolitan, Hazelton Area Public Library, 570-454-2961, aneapolitan@hazletonlibrary.org , Friday, April 6, 2018

Library Type

Public

Cost and Funding

Free

Description

In a library galaxy, not far, far away, Hazleton Area Public Library invites you to “May the Fourth be With You!” Celebrate on Friday, May 4th at HAPL in the Cosmos room (Community Room/ Green St. Entrance) at 6 p.m. Enjoy episode IV of an intergalactic epic, have a photo taken with some of your favorite character’s cutouts, and celestial refreshments. Come dressed as your favorite SW character. Prizes for the best costume! Reservations are required, and may be placed by phoning HAPL’s reference desk at 570-454-2961 prior to Monday, April 30th.

Tags:  Adults  Basic  Children  Civic & Social  Teens 

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Basic Literacy for Seniors

Posted By Lann Yurchick, Library Director, Ridgway Public Library, 8147737573, library_director@ridgwaylibrary, Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Library Type

Public

Cost and Funding

Donations

Partnership

Lions Club

Description

The Ridgway Public Library currently offers a bookmobile which visits the assisted living facilities within our service area every two weeks. This program is expanding, thanks to coordination with our local Lions Club, to hold a Large Print Book Drive. With the help of the Lions Club members, books collected will be distributed to the assisted living facilities to help them start their own small libraries.

Tags:  Adults  Basic 

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Navigating MCL Website

Posted By Jackie Rhule, Library Director, Martinsburg Community Library, 8147933335, mclibrary@atlanticbbn.net, Friday, February 23, 2018

Library Type

Public

Cost and Funding

0

Description

Digital Literacy Program helping patrons learn how to use their patron account, catalog, E-books, Genealogy index, PA Job Gateway, Explora, and more for Basic and Information Literacy.

Tags:  Adults  Basic  Children  Information  Teens 

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Cut the Cord : Switching from Cable TV to Streaming Services

Posted By Chelsea Weibley, Executive Director, Palmyra Public Library, cweibley@lclibs.org, Thursday, December 21, 2017

Library Type

Public

Description

This workshop provides information on streaming services so patrons can select one(s) that work within their budget and interests.

Tags:  Adults  Basic  Financial  Information 

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