College and School History Collections, Spring Training Registration, TrueFLIX adds National Parks, and more!
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February 22, 2022
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Register for Spring Training!
Don't wait to register!
All locations still have availability, but some sessions are full.

The following COVID-related precautions will be in place:
  • The number of attendees will be limited to maintain social distancing.
  • Masks that fully cover the mouth and nose will be required at all times, except when eating or drinking.
  • If you are unable to wear a mask for medical reasons, please contact HSLC.
Training will be offered at the following locations:
  • March 30 – King of Prussia (The Alloy – 301 W Dekalb Pike)
  • March 31 – Scranton (Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel – 700 Lackawanna Ave.)
  • April 4 – State College (Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center, 215 Innovation Boulevard)
  • April 5 – Cranberry/Pittsburgh (Marriott Pittsburgh North – 100 Cranberry Woods Drive, Cranberry Township)
  • April 12 – Grantville/Harrisburg (Holiday Inn Hotel Harrisburg Hershey – 604 Station Road, Grantville)
For session descriptions and additional information about in-person training, please select the link below!

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Spotlight On...
TrueFLIX Adds
National Parks!
TrueFLIX leverages the award-winning True Books content to help students hone literacy skills, build knowledge of subject-area content, and cultivate 21st Century Skills through the inquiry process. 

The following national parks titles are available:
  • Everglades
  • Grand Canyon
  • Great Smoky Mountains
  • Yellowstone
Each title includes a project idea, a lesson plan, and more!

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Add a Link to PA Online Learning from Your Website!
PA Online Learning is now available in the Links Generator. 
PA Online Learning, provided by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries for all Pennsylvanians, is a FREE growing collection of tutorials on how to use software, social media, and library resources, such as POWER Library! 

The icon and link have been added to the Links Generator in the POWER Library - For Librarians so that libraries may add the link to their website, blogs, social media posts, etc.

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The School and College History Subject in PA Photos and Documents Includes Over 60 Collections!
Explore yearbooks, school newspapers, photographs, and more!
Here are just a few of the collections available:
  • Central Pennsylvania College Photo Collection (Albright College)
  • Early Photographs (Friends’ Central School)
  • Isaiah Van Sant Williamson History (Williamson College of the Trades)
  • NC Hi Magazines (New Cumberland Public Library)
  • Saint Francis University Student Newspapers from 1927-2006 (Saint Francis University)
  • Winona Garbrick Collection (Bedford County Library)
  • Lycoming County Women’s History Collection (Lycoming College)
Interested in adding materials from your library to PA Photos and Documents? Contact HSLC!

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Public Libraries:
Update the Library Status Form with Your Current Operating Status
Keep the Find a PA Library lookup updated! Please update the Library Status Form to add or change information for your library.

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