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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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2021 Information Literacy Summit

2021 Information Literacy Summit

Registration for the 2021 PA Forward Information Literacy Summit is now open! The Summit will be completely virtual this year. […]

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Tales and Tails and Health

The Pennsylvania Library Association’s PA Forward® initiative is happy to announce a partnership with the National Network of Libraries of […]

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PA Savings Pledge

Pledging to Make Savers Winners!

The many different ways/benefits of encouraging great savings among all Pennsylvania families just got better! PA Treasury continually looks for […]

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Advisory Board

Early on, the Pennsylvania Library Association consulted with several influential community leaders from across the state. Serving as the PA Forward Advisory Board, each of of these individuals provided strategic guidance, resource connections, and a passion for advocacy to support PA Forward’s mission - strengthening libraries and building Pennsylvania’s literacy levels. While this group has been disbanded as its purpose has been fulfilled, we sincerely thank each of the individuals listed below for their support and guidance as PA Forward began.

Partners & Supporters

Financial support from organizational partners, libraries and library systems, and individual donors continues to help PA Forward help libraries further their work in their local communities.

The below listing highlights some of the organizations and individuals who have made financial contributions to PA Forward over the years. For anyone looking to make a donation to PA Forward, visit click here.

Financial Supporters

Abington Community Library
Adams County Library System
Stacey Aldrich
Allegheny County Library Association
Altoona Area Public Library

Ann Snowman
Associated College Libraries of Central Pennsylvania (ACLCP)
Association of Pennsylvania Public Library Systems (APPLS)
David Belanger
B F Jones Memorial Library
Berks County Public Libraries
Bethlehem Branch, American Association of University Women
Blair County Library System
Bradford County Library
Bucks County Free Library
Cambria County Library
Cambria Library Association
Dr. Thomas P. Carey
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Sara Jane Cate
Carrie Haverman Cleary
Chester County Library
Paula Collins
Coyle Free Library
Bernice Crouse
Cumberland County Library System
Jonelle Darr
Dauphin County Library System
Delaware County Library System
Amy Fox
Franklin County Library System
Free Library of Philadelphia
Harvey Freedenberg, Esq.
Friends of the Erie County Public Library
Friends of the Glenside Free Library
Friends of the New Castle Public Library
Friends of Upper Merion Township Library
Mary Garm
Karen Gartner
Timothy Genetti
Paula Gilbert
Grove Family Library
Herr Memorial Library
Alexia Hudson-Ward
Indiana Free Library
Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)
Marilynn R. Kanenson
John D. Killian
Lackawanna County Library System
Lehigh Valley Chapter, Pennsylvania Library Association
Dennis P. Leeper
The Library Foundation of Delaware County
Library System of Lancaster County
Lilian S. Besore Memorial Library
Luzerne County Library System
Lycoming County Library System
Allison Mackley
Debbie Malone
Martin Library Association
Michelle McIntyre
Thomas L. Mehaffie III
Glenn Miller
Evelyn Minick & Elliot Shelkrot
Christine Mummert
Deborah Nifong
North Pocono Public Library
Northampton Area Public Library
Partnership of Packer, Oesterling & Smith (PPO&S)
Pennsylvania Citizens for Better Libraries (PCBL)
Pennsylvania School Librarians Association (PSLA)
Pennsylvania State University Libraries
Mary Lou Repsher
Melissa Rowse
Salem Public Library
Schlow Centre Region Library
Lisa Scottoline
Scranton Public Library
Bruce Senft
Kathy Silks
Snyder County Libraries
Somerset County Federated Library System
Southwest Chapter, Pennsylvania Library Association
Morton Spector
Denise Sticha
Alicia Stine
Temple University
Melinda Tanner
Carrie Turner
Union County Library System
Washington Library District
Wayne Library Alliance
West End Library
Christine Wnuk
York County Library System

Partner Organizations

COMCAST
GIANT FOOD STORES
KINBER (Keystone Initiative forNetwork Based Education and Research)
NATIONAL NETWORK OF LIBRARIES OF MEDICINE, MIDDLE ATLANTIC REGION
PENNSYLVANIA CABLE NETWORK
PENNSYLVANIA HUMANITIES COUNCIL
PFIZER
STATE YMCA OF PENNSYLVANIA, INC.
UNITED WAY OF PENNSYLVANIA
ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION
PREVENT SUICIDE PA
CENTER FOR RURAL PENNSYLVANIA
THE PENNSYLVANIA JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE COMMISSION
PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR & INDUSTRY
PENNSYLVANIA TREASURY
PENNSYLVANIA INSURANCE DEPARTMENT
PENNSYLVANIA ASSOCIATION FOR ADULT CONTINUING EDUCATION (PAACE)
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS, PENNSYLVANIA CHAPTER
ASSOCIATED COLLEGE LIBRARIES OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA
ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGE AND RESEARCH
LIBRARIES, DELAWARE VALLEY CHAPTER
ASSOCIATION OF PENNSYLVANIA PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEMS
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ASSOCIATION OF PENNSYLVANIA
THE HOSPITAL & HEALTHSYSTEM ASSOCIATION OF PENNSYLVANIA
PALCI (PENNSYLVANIA ACADEMIC LIBRARY CONSORTIUM, INC.
PENNSYLVANIA ASSOCIATION OF COMMUNITY BANKERS
PENNSYLVANIA BANKERS ASSOCIATION
PENNSYLVANIA CHAMBER OF BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY
PENNSYLVANIA CITIZENS FOR BETTER LIBRARIES
PENNSYLVANIA CREDIT UNION ASSOCIATION
PENNSYLVANIA INSTITUE OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS
PENNSYLVANIA MUNICIPAL LEAGUE
PENNSYLVANIA NEWSMEDIA ASSOCIATION
PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL LIBRARIANS ASSOCIATION