State Officials Celebrate National Library Week at Degenstein Library

SUNBURY – State officials kicked off National Library Week with a visit to Sunbury. Pennsylvania Department of Education Executive Deputy Secretary Angela Fitterer and Deputy Secretary Susan Banks visited the Degenstein Community Library Wednesday. There, they presented the library with a proclamation for National Library Week.

Since 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country each April.

State officials also recognized Governor Josh Shapiro’s budget proposal including $4.2 billion for a new Public Library Facilities Improvement Fund, for small, rural public libraries needing  minor repairs and improvements.

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