Book Creator Craft Classes

PSLA is offering more one-of-a-kind interactions between school librarians and authors/illustrators. Be immersed in the art of writing, illustrating, and producing as these masters of their crafts share their passions and insights. Gather with other PSLA librarians or invite students to a viewing party for these engaging virtual workshops.

Each session will be two hours long. The sessions will be broken into four (4) 25-minute segments.

Zoom links will be sent the day of the event,  Please make note of the email you use to register. Each session will be recorded for you to view if you are unable to attend live. You must be registered to receive the recording.

Act 48 hours will be awarded when you submit the session evaluation to PSLA.

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News for PA School Librarians

News for PA School Librarians - Vol. 6 - Issue 7

Welcome to the "Back to School" issue of News for PA School Librarians! Volume 6, Issue 7

AUGUST 2023:

News for PA School Librarians is brought to you via the PA School Library Communicators Network, funded through a Library Services and Technology Act grant from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries of the PA Department of Education to an initiative of the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association (PSLA). 

The mission of the Network, is to “connect, communicate, and create community” among ALL Pennsylvania school librarians through a linked, regional electronic network that disseminates News for PA School Librarians to provide school librarians with timely, accurate information and news (e.g., important dates, professional development opportunities, and links to articles, documents, and websites). 

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Fall Spectacular Author Series: Ten Nights of Lit Duos

PSLA Fall Spectacular Author Series: Ten Nights of Lit Duos

Coordinated with The Author Village, this 10-night series of author pairings is designed exclusively for PSLA members. You will learn about author experiences and will enjoy relaxing conversations. Our hope is that you will take information back to your students, expand your own knowledge base, as well as make connections for future author visits in your own school libraries.

Each session will take place from 7PM-8PM on the designated days. Sessions will be recorded for PSLA members who register.


Zoom links will be sent the day of the event,  Please make note of the email you use to register. If you would like to learn how to be a moderator for one of the fireside chat events, please email [email protected]. Thank you!

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Managing Difficult Conversations with Colleagues and Staff

Thursday, September 21, 2023 2:00PM-4:30PM

Learn how to enhance your work relationships and culture by learning how to approach difficult conversations with confidence. Attendees will leave this 2-hour crash course with grounding techniques and rhetorical strategies to increase your ability to engage kindly, yet firmly, in a way that matches your values. 


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