HSLC is hiring! We are looking for a Systems Administrator to join our small but mighty Network Services Team!

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Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Is Now Open

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBB Program) provides discounts on internet to those in need. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) officially opened the EBB Program to applicants. This FCC program provides a temporary discount on monthly broadband (high-speed internet) bills for qualifying low-income households.

Understanding the Social Wellbeing Impacts of the Nation’s Libraries and Museums

IMLS, in partnership with Reinvestment Fund, have released this new study, which examines the role of museums and libraries in promoting social wellbeing in communities across the United States …


State of America’s Libraries 2021 Special Report: COVID-19

In 2020, libraries of all types stepped up to meet the needs of their communities as they responded to the impacts of COVID-19, a national financial crisis, and social unrest. They were at the center of some of our …

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New SchoolSafety.gov Provides Cyber Guidance for K-12 Schools

The Federal School Safety Clearinghouse launched its website: SchoolSafety.gov. This website—a collaboration between the Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Departments of Education, Justice, and Health and Human Services—features a fact sheet on Cyber Safety Considerations for K-12 Schools and School Districts. The fact sheet provides...

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Post Your Job

Librarians! Post your positions for 30 days for as little as $1/day. Create your position description as a PDF document and then send it to us. Contact us to create your posting. Wissahickon Valley Public Library is hiring!– Wissahickon Valley

Federal Government Invests $200M in Libraries and Museums to Stimulate American Communities

The Institute of Museum and Library Services announced that President Biden has signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA), which designates $200 million in pandemic response funding for IMLS. The $200 million investment will enable IMLS to efficiently


Group Purchasing Program

HSLC is pleased to announce a Group Purchasing Program for Access Pennsylvania participants.
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Institutional Memberships

Institutional Memberships

HSLC participates as a member of the following organizations: American Library Association The American Library Association (ALA) is the oldest and largest library association in the world. Founded on October 6, 1876 during the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, the mission

Standards For Excellence

HSLC has been accredited by the Standards for Excellence Institute®, a national initiative established to promote the highest standards of ethics, effectiveness, and accountability in nonprofit governance, management, and operations, and to help all nonprofit organizations meet these high benchmarks…

Pennsylvania libraries receive Gold Star Status!

10 PA Libraries attain PA Forward Gold Star Status

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School Library Journal examines national, state, and local factors contributing to the loss in school librarian jobs.

Several circumstances created a confluence of conditions that contributed to school librarian cuts. Here’s a look at likely issues at three levels—national, state, and local/school district.

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AASL Standards Training

It’s time for you to implement the new AASL National School Library Standards into your school library program, and you need a game plan for the 2018-19 school year. Learn right now about the new Standards whose integrated framework reflects.

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The Access PA News provides news and tips about Access PA, POWER Library, Ask Here PA, and other statewide services. There are also many email discussion lists available.

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