The 2023 PaLA Annual Conference will take place in-person at Kalahari Resort in the beautiful Pocono Mountains. The resort offers […]Read More
Pa Forward(R) is excited to announce the launch of a virtual programming library. Watch high quality library programming brought to […]Read More
PA Forward Star Library Program continuing to help libraries meet needs of local communities
PA Forward Today! – A newsletter for and about our partners!
Sustaining partner lends support to financial literacy outreach for libraries
York, PA (May 1, 2017) – Standing in the Martin Library in York County, PA Library Association (PaLA) President Carrie Turner joined state officials and community members to highlight how libraries continue to meet the needs of their local communities. The morning event, hosted by the York County Libraries, put a spotlight on a new partnership between the PA Library Association and the PA Insurance Department through the PA Forward program.
Mechanicsburg, PA (April 28, 2017) – With a goal of highlighting the value libraries add to communities daily, the PA Library Association undertook a task of asking all 67 counties in Pennsylvania to officially observe and recognize April 9-15, 2017 as National Library Week. Sponsored by the American Library Association, the designation is designed to celebrate the contributions of libraries and library workers around the country and is used to encourage library use and support.
Mechanicsburg, PA (March 30, 2017) – Over the course of history, libraries have transformed beyond the bricks and mortar structures traditionally envisioned when thinking of them. In order to help library patrons further connect with all libraries have to offer in current society, the Pennsylvania Library Association developed and released the “Literacies in Action Guide.”
Mechanicsburg, PA (April 3, 2017) – Earlier this year, the Pennsylvania Library Association (PaLA) kicked off a statewide launch of the Star Library Program. Roughly two dozen libraries recently received their stars and are now officially recognized as PA Forward Star Libraries.
This partner outreach newsletter was designed to keep PA Forward’s valued partners informed about the work of the PA Library Association and next steps with PA Forward. Check it out!
PA Forward initiative connects residents with library programming; tells story of what libraries bring to local communities
Program works to increase institutional capacity for continued community engagement; Creates opportunities for access for residents