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State Library of Pennsylvania hosts LGBT Center traveling exhibit: With Open Heart and Open Arms: LGBTQ Cuban Refugees and Our Community’s Response to the Mariel Boatlift About the exhibit From April through October 1980 approximately 125,000 refugees fled their homes in Cuba...

With Open Heart and Open Arms: LGBTQ Cuban Refugees and Our Community’s Response to the Mariel Boatlift About the exhibit: From April through October 1980 approximately 125,000 refugees fled their homes in Cuba and traveled by American ships and boats to Key West in the United...

Rare Collections Virtual Series: Benjamin Franklin’s Pen and Press Date:  April 27, 2022 Time: Noon – 1 PM The State Library of Pennsylvania is showcasing items from Rare Collections with a series of virtual programs that highlight rare and unique books. Join State Library...

Virtual Author Talk: Ashley Nicole Walkowiak Date: April 20, 2022 Time: Noon – 1 PM Ashley Nichole discusses her book of poetry and photographs, Found. Still lost. Join her for a poetry reading and practical discussion on living with the weight of our life experiences. About the...

Date: April 12, 2022 Noon to 1PM Join State Library of Pennsylvania Reference Librarians, Amy Woytovich and Kathy Hale on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, for a Microsoft Teams presentation on using historic census information for genealogical research. U.S. Census data is a valuable source...

State Library of Pennsylvania Virtual Author Talk: Joel Burcat discusses his latest book, Strange Fire Date: March 23, 2022   12 Noon – 1 PM Register in advance to attend this free virtual program by completing this form. You will receive an email with a link to attend the meeting...

Author Gerri Almand How a Reluctant RV Wife became an Accidental Author Date: February 23, 2022    12 Noon to 1 PM Have you ever longed for the freedom of the open road? Join us in welcoming travel author Gerri Almand at this author talk. Retired from a 40-year career in social...

We Are All Caregivers: Finding Peace and Wellness in Hard Times –featuring author Patty Collamer Date:       December 8, 2021 Time:       12PM to 1PM Register: Register in advance to attend this FREE virtual program by sending an email to ra-edmakerspace@pa.gov with...

PA History: Read It, See It: Cornwall Iron Furnace You’re invited to discover the fascinating history that surrounds you here in Pennsylvania! PA History: Read It, See It is a new series of virtual programs presented by the State Library of Pennsylvania in collaboration with the Pennsylvania...

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Mysterious events are happening at the State Library of Pennsylvania! Join Sandy Nork as she discusses her latest novel Flood Risk at a virtual event for the State Library of Pennsylvania.  Date: September 8, 2021 Time: 12 noon to 1:00 pm  Pennsylvania self published author...