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Pennsylvania Library Association Unveils New Statewide Initiative

February 13, 2012

(Mechanicsburg, PA) – During an event at the Capitol, The Pennsylvania Library Association (PaLA) unveiled a new statewide initiative called PA Forward | Pennsylvania Libraries. “Today, we change the way we talk about libraries,” said Debbie Malone, PaLA president. “For the last three years, the brightest minds from Pennsylvania’s public, academic, and school libraries have been working together on this initiative. PA Forward will position libraries in a new and more compelling way to advocate for their future.”