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Keystone Scholars and the PA Library Association

The PAForward™ Program of the Pennsylvania Library Association through its ongoing partnership with the Pennsylvania Treasury Department’s Keystone Scholars program […]

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Pennsylvania Library Association

Pennsylvania Library Association 2021 Conference & Expo – Welcome, Neighbor! The Pennsylvania Library Association (PaLA) is the oldest professional library […]

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Covid Resource Library

We invite you to download and share the following COVID-19 communication materials.  Scroll down for a collection of our latest […]

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Pennsylvania Library Association Celebrates National Library Week by Honoring PA Forward® Star Libraries

April 8, 2019

Annual observance reminds everyone what libraries provide communities; Star Library Awards announced, recognizing achievements earned Dec. 16, 2018 through March 31, 2019

Libraries Throughout Pennsylvania Wrap Up 2018 With PA Forward® Star Library Awards

December 19, 2018

Some 30 libraries obtain Bronze, Silver or Gold PA Forward Stars between October 1 and December 15, 2018

PA Libraries Awarded Stars, State Association Recognizes Programs and Resources as Community Investments

October 4, 2018

More than 40 libraries reached PA Forward Star Library status July 1 to September 30, 2018

Ten PA Libraries Attain PA Forward® Gold Star Status; Programs Make Positive Impacts on Citizens, Communities

July 18, 2018

Some 50 libraries recognized in statewide program for achievements gained between April 1 and June 30, 2018

Prevent Suicide PA and PA Library Association Collaborate to Promote Awareness

May 17, 2018

Suicide prevention and awareness programs will be available at libraries; Demonstrates importance of health literacy and impacts for communities

Alzheimer’s Assoc. Signs on With PA Forward®

February 14, 2018

Erie, PA (Feb. 14, 2018) – As the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research, the Alzheimer’s Association is committed to raising awareness of this fatal brain disease. In partnership with the Pennsylvania Library Association (PaLA) the Alzheimer’s Association staff will provide educational programs and resources to the community at libraries throughout Pennsylvania.

PA Forward® Star Library Program Celebrates One-year Anniversary

October 20, 2017


PA Forward® Star Library Program Celebrates One-year Anniversary

July 10, 2017

PA Forward Star Library Program continuing to help libraries meet needs of local communities

PA Forward® Today – Partner Newsletter – June edition

June 1, 2017

PA Forward Today! – A newsletter for and about our partners!

First National Bank Sponsors 2017 PA Forward® Financial Literacy Summit

May 30, 2017

Sustaining partner lends support to financial literacy outreach for libraries