Beanstack Encourage Sustainable Reading Habits Webinar, POWER Library Refresh, and more!
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April 12, 2022
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Not Able To Attend Spring Training? You Can Still Get The Handouts!
The handouts are available to everyone!
Handouts are available for the following sessions:

  • Access PA and Interlibrary Loan: Putting It All Together with SHAREit
  • Alternative Reference: Using PA Photos & Documents and Chat with a Librarian to Serve Your Library, Patrons, and Students
  • Building a Digital Branch with POWER Library
  • The Hands-On Front Desk: Practical Tips for Using POWER Library eResources in the Public Library
  • POWER Library, Resource Accessibility, and the School Library: How POWER Library Can Help Bridge the Gap

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Beanstack Recording Available: 5 Ways to Grow School Reading Culture with Beanstack
Discover how schools and districts across the country are growing their reading culture using a platform that's built to encourage sustained reading habits.

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Help Us Get Feedback! Add the Feedback Image and Link to Your Website.
We need your help to get feedback from non-users!
A POWER Library website refresh is in the works, and HSLC seeks feedback from both users and non-users.  However, getting the attention of non-users is not easy!  Are you able to assist us by promoting our feedback survey link on your website for a few weeks?

We would greatly appreciate your assistance by copying and pasting the code below to associate it with the graphic image provided in a prominent location on your website, or you can download the image and link it to our survey webpage, using the webpage we have provided.

Either way, we thank you in advance for helping us to make the POWER Library website even better!

The survey will be available until May 31.

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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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Survey Being Conducted to Help Refresh the POWER Library Website!
The POWER Library website was created in 2013. While it has done well to stand the test of time, the addition of services, updated navigation trends, etc., are prompting us to obtain feedback from users of all types as the first step in refreshing the POWER Library website.

To that end, we are conducting a survey that includes prominently placed invitations throughout the POWER Library. The survey will be available until May 31.

We want feedback from everyone who works or volunteers in a library too! Please select the survey link below to provide us with your opinion!

Do You Need Support? We Are Here To Help!
If you need support, please use one of the options provided below to contact HSLC. 

Complete the POWER Library Support Form
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Call us at 215-222-1532

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This project is made possible in part by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Library Access funds administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Office of Commonwealth Libraries. The views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this website do not necessarily represent those of the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services or the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

POWER Library is hosted by HSLC
3600 Market St., Suite 550
Philadelphia, PA 19104