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HSLC Board Member Recruitment
HSLC is seeking new members for its Board of Directors, which has oversight responsibilities for the organization and its mission to support and promote libraries across Pennsylvania. For more information, please review the candidate information announcement.

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Check Out the New STEM-focused eBook Titles in eBooks on EBSCOhost
The State Library recently purchased nearly 400 titles focused on STEM subjects and they are now available in the POWER Library e-resource, eBooks on EBSCOhost.  Multiple copies of each title were purchased, which greatly enhances access. Over 12,800 eBook titles are now available for viewing online and many are available for downloading on portable devices such as the Barnes & Noble NOOK, the iPad, and Kindle Fire. Check out the list of newly added titles!  To access the eBooks, go to the POWER Library and select eBooks on EBSCOhost.


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Support for School Libraries Grows! nw-10
Huey Elementary School (located in West Philadelphia) reopens its library after being closed for 20 years. Executive Director of WePAC David Florig said that, “We do it because the graduation rate in Philadelphia is around a little over 60 percent and… [read more from the Daily Pennsylvaniannw-10

Check out the new POWER Library nw-10
POWER Library is the online portal to all that Pennsylvania libraries offer. This is the place to find trustworthy answers to questions about healthcare, consumer purchases, personal finances, and much more. Enjoy free 24/7 access to newspapers, magazines, journals, historical documents and photos, online databases, and eBooks. Research a subject. Learn about your family history. Repair your car. Locate a title. Explore career options. It’s all there at POWERLibraryorg.