It’s Not Just for Public Libraries: An Academic Library’s Journey to Become a PA Forward Star Library

Christina J. Steffy


Over 200 libraries across the commonwealth participate in the Pennsylvania Library Association (PaLA) PA Forward Star Libraries program. Only five of those are academic libraries. While it may seem like PA Forward initiatives and its Star Library program are only for public libraries, academic libraries offer an array of programs related to the literacies. This article describes how the Seraph Foundation Learning Commons at Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences supported each of the five basic literacies with current and new programming to earn silver star status.

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