December 2021
WQED + Libraries = Inquire Within
"[We] work collaboratively to create programming and resources that reflect the specific needs and interests of No two programs look the same because no two libraries and communities are the same."

-Liz Kostandinu
Manager, Inquire Within | WED
WQED partners with 43 neighborhood libraries on Inquire Within to provide educational programming and activities for young learners and their families.

Check out the Inquire Within Events Calendar where you can see a full month of scheduled programs - filter your search by library to find programming near you.

The annual Writers Contest launches in January! All of WQED's partner libraries will offer programming around the contest like kickoff parties, writing workshops, and more! The Inquire Within Events Calendar will show the events offered at your local library.
Supporting At-Home Reading
Learn about Lehigh Valley Read's "Building Home Libraries" project
Angela Zanelli, the VP of Policy and Advocacy at PBS39/WLVT and Campaign Director for Lehigh Valley Reads, participated in edWeb's recent webinar on ways to increase reading time at home for families.

Angela shared examples from Lehigh Valley Reads campaigns that demonstrate how goal setting can increase at-home reading time. Educators can receive Act 48 credit for this webinar.
WHYY Recognizes "Good Souls"
"Whether it’s a teacher, a coach, a neighbor, a mailman, a store clerk or security guard - or just a mom known for mothering her block - our city, our region and our world is a better [place] because there are Good Souls stepping in when we need them."

-Cherri Gregg, WHYY Afternoon Radio Host
The Good Souls Project is an initiative introduced by WHYY's radio host, Cherri Gregg, that aims to highlight individuals that make a significant impact and positive contribution to their neighborhood, community, or region.

The first round of nominations is open now through December 30th. Do you know anyone that is a role model in serving their community? Be sure to fill out the form and show appreciation for a good soul! 
Family Fun with Your Learning Neighborhood
Your local Pennsylvania PBS station supports the learning needs of children and families throughout the Commonwealth, and we recognize that learning occurs everywhere: at home, at school, and in our communities!
Each month, we provide school standards-aligned activities that continue your child's learning. In January, we provide activities that support early literacy, science, math, the arts, and more!
In January, your Pre-Kindergarten through 3rd grade child can learn with programs like "Dinosaur Train", "Let's Go Luna", and "Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood"!
Holiday Special
Don't miss "A Charlie Brown Christmas"!
The holiday classic "A Charlie Brown Christmas" airs Sunday, December 19, at 7:30pm. Check your local Pennsylvania PBS station for ways to watch!
Happy Holidays from Pennsylvania PBS!
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