PLSA Conference is March 30-April 1

The PSLA Annual Conference is the principal forum for professional learning, collaboration, and networking for Pennsylvania school librarians and library advocates. Participants explore current trends and best practices, develop their leadership skills, and exchange ideas with colleagues, vendors, and state policymakers through a variety of workshops and sessions, an exhibit hall, hands-on demonstrations, and fantastic keynotes and author presentations.

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IMLS FY 2022 Annual Performance Report Highlights Partnerships and Effectiveness of Funding Programs

“Throughout fiscal year 2022, IMLS has focused on community collaboration and the importance of delivering government services to those most in need, which is the core meaning of equity,” said IMLS Director Crosby Kemper. “As our nation looks toward…

There is more to the story National Library Week April 23-29 2023

National Library Week 2023: There’s More to the Story

Libraries are full of stories in a variety of formats from picture books to large print, audiobooks to ebooks, and more. But there’s so much more to the story. Libraries of Things lend items like museum passes, games, musical instruments…

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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.  

Where are school libraries slide

Where Have All the School Librarians Gone?

The study “SLIDE: The School Librarian Investigation—Decline or Evolution?” confirmed that the number of school librarians in the U.S. continues to decline. Between 2010 and 2019 nearly 20% …


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:   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 of ALA

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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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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