Community Outreach

Community Outreach

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Philadelphia, PA – On October 24, the Penn Libraries’ Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts (the Kislak Center) welcomed 60 fifth-grade students and their teachers, Sacha...
PHILADELPHIA, PA, March 5, 2014 - The Penn Libraries is proud to announce the appointment of Ancil George as the inaugural Community Outreach Librarian. A 44-year employee of the Penn Libraries, and...
Equitable access to information that sparks personal growth and benefits communities at large is a cornerstone of the Penn Libraries' enterprise with immensely relevant and tremendously...
PHILADELPHIA, PA          On Wednesday, February 4, the Penn Libraries launched the “A Book A Day” program as a partnership between the Libraries, the Henry C. Lea Elementary...
To honor Marian Anderson (1897-1993), one of the most celebrated singers of the 20th century, and her illustrious career, the Penn Libraries’ Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and...
This story was written by Aizhaneya Carter, C’17, who worked as the Community Outreach Liaison between the Van Pelt Library at the University of Pennsylvania and Lea Elementary School in Philadelphia...
February 2, 2017 - What started with a Penn Libraries program to ensure a West Philadelphia elementary school library would remain open has turned into a sustainable model for service learning. In...
This article was originally published in the Almanac, vol. 61, No. 17, on 12/16/2014. It can be viewed here in its original form.  The Penn Libraries’ Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare...
On November 16th, 2016, the Penn Libraries hosted a school trip for 46 first and second graders from South Philadelphia’s Southwark Elementary School in the Kislak Center for Special Collections,...
While attending an undergraduate curriculum committee meeting at the School of Nursing in 2015, Penn STEM Libraries Director, Barbara Cavanaugh, learned something interesting. Several students taking...

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