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2023 Pennsylvania Library Association Conference Announced

The 2023 PaLA Annual Conference will take place in-person at Kalahari Resort in the beautiful Pocono Mountains. The resort offers […]

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Unite Against Book Bans

Removing and banning books from public libraries is a slippery slope to government censorship and the erosion of our country’s […]

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Pa Forward(R) Launches Virtual Programming Library

Pa Forward(R) is excited to announce the launch of a virtual programming library.  Watch high quality library programming brought to […]

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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.”