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Pennsylvania Senate Library Beyond its role as a source of research, the Senate Library memorializes the Institutional history of the Senate through its permanent museum display and featured exhibitions, which opened in autumn 2018.
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From the entire Pennsylvania Senate Library staff, HAPPY NEW YEAR! What #NewYear traditions does your family share? #Ins...
01/01/2021

From the entire Pennsylvania Senate Library staff, HAPPY NEW YEAR! What #NewYear traditions does your family share? #InspiredUncoveredHonored 🥳🥳

#DYK this year, one of our #LaudableLibrarians, Evelyn Andrews, celebrated 31 years of service to the Pennsylvania Senat...
12/31/2020

#DYK this year, one of our #LaudableLibrarians, Evelyn Andrews, celebrated 31 years of service to the Pennsylvania Senate Library? She is our second longest-serving Librarian. Under her stewardship, the @PASenateLibrary has transformed into a museum of history. Congratulations and Happy Retirement Evelyn! 🥳 #InspiredUncoveredHonored

#NewYearsEve2020 will be celebrated virtually in Harrisburg this year. Click the following link for more detail: http://...
12/31/2020
New Year's Eve | City of Harrisburg

#NewYearsEve2020 will be celebrated virtually in Harrisburg this year. Click the following link for more detail: http://harrisburgpa.gov/nye/. Share how your town will be celebrating New Year's Eve this year! #HappyNewYear

Pertinent information regarding the annual Holiday Parade held every November in the Harrisburg, PA. Parade routes, schedules, vendor and participant info.

Every Opening Day since 1790, Pennsylvania Senators-elect and Officers of the Senate have taken the Oath of Office. Open...
12/30/2020

Every Opening Day since 1790, Pennsylvania Senators-elect and Officers of the Senate have taken the Oath of Office. Opening Day 2021 will be live-streamed for all to see. Stay tuned for more information. #OpeningDay2021 #InspiredUncoveredHonored

The Pennsylvania Senate Library would like to give a special #PASenateShoutout to all the frontline heroes keeping Penns...
12/29/2020

The Pennsylvania Senate Library would like to give a special #PASenateShoutout to all the frontline heroes keeping Pennsylvanians safe and healthy this year. #THANKYOU #InspiredUncoveredHonored #HappyNationalHeroesDay

#OTD in 1945, the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag of the United States was given official recognition. #DYK the Senate ...
12/28/2020

#OTD in 1945, the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag of the United States was given official recognition. #DYK the Senate of Pennsylvania recites the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of every session day?

Have a safe and Happy Kwanzaa from the Pennsylvania Senate Library. #HappyKwanzaa
12/26/2020

Have a safe and Happy Kwanzaa from the Pennsylvania Senate Library. #HappyKwanzaa

From all of us at the Pennsylvania Senate Library, Merry Christmas! #InspiredUncoveredHonored
12/25/2020

From all of us at the Pennsylvania Senate Library, Merry Christmas! #InspiredUncoveredHonored

The Pennsylvania Senate Library is getting festive this year and created this online #Christmasbooktree puzzle. Follow t...
12/24/2020
Book tree 2020 - jigsaw puzzle (42 pieces)

The Pennsylvania Senate Library is getting festive this year and created this online #Christmasbooktree puzzle. Follow the following link, and have a Merry Christmas! #PASenateLibraryChristmasBookTree #InspiredUncoveredHonored

Free online jigsaw puzzle game

Stay tuned for more details about the Pennsylvania Senate Library’s special exhibition honoring the history behind the S...
12/23/2020

Stay tuned for more details about the Pennsylvania Senate Library’s special exhibition honoring the history behind the Senate’s Opening Day. #InspiredUncoveredHonored

For a limited time, the Pennsylvania Senate Library’s #OpeningDay2021 will display historic Senate Oath Books from the 1...
12/22/2020

For a limited time, the Pennsylvania Senate Library’s #OpeningDay2021 will display historic Senate Oath Books from the 1800s. Stay tuned for updates! #InspiredUncoveredHonored

Happy First Day of Winter! #DYK today is the Winter Solstice which marks the shortest day of the year? The Pennsylvania ...
12/21/2020

Happy First Day of Winter! #DYK today is the Winter Solstice which marks the shortest day of the year? The Pennsylvania Senate Library recommends a good book by the fire to keep you warm and cozy. #StayWarmReadABook #bibliophile

How it started / How it's going 🎄😊  #InspiredUncoveredHonored #HappyHolidays from the Pennsylvania Senate Library
12/18/2020

How it started / How it's going 🎄😊 #InspiredUncoveredHonored #HappyHolidays from the Pennsylvania Senate Library

#DYK that the Pennsylvania Senate Library’s collection of Legislative Journals dates back to the year 1830? It is in the...
12/16/2020
Senate Journals

#DYK that the Pennsylvania Senate Library’s collection of Legislative Journals dates back to the year 1830? It is in these Journals, we find rare and exciting discoveries such as the written words of President-elect Abraham Lincoln from February 1861. Visit the following link for more information: https://bit.ly/39ZLN1R #InspiredUncoveredHonored

The Pennsylvania Senate Library would like to give a special #PASenateBirthdayShoutout to Senator Ryan P. Aument! Enjoy ...
12/16/2020

The Pennsylvania Senate Library would like to give a special #PASenateBirthdayShoutout to Senator Ryan P. Aument! Enjoy your day Senator! #InspiredUncoveredHonored

On this day in 1791, the Bill of Rights is ratified. Follow this link to learn more about this important, historic docum...
12/15/2020
Celebrating the Bill of Rights

On this day in 1791, the Bill of Rights is ratified. Follow this link to learn more about this important, historic document.
#HappyBillofRightsDay

Bill of Rights Day, December 15 The National Archives and Records Administration joins in the national celebration of the Bill of Rights, the first 10 amendments to the Constitution, which spell out our rights as Americans. It guarantees civil rights and liberties such as freedom of speech, press, a...

#DYK that on this day in 1863, the Pennsylvania Senate Library’s longest-serving Librarian, Herman P. Miller was born? Y...
12/15/2020

#DYK that on this day in 1863, the Pennsylvania Senate Library’s longest-serving Librarian, Herman P. Miller was born? You can learn more about him in our upcoming exhibit, #LaudableLibrarians

#DYK you can take a self-guided virtual tour of the Pennsylvania Senate Library by downloading the FREE Tour the PA Capi...
12/15/2020

#DYK you can take a self-guided virtual tour of the Pennsylvania Senate Library by downloading the FREE Tour the PA Capitol mobile app? Visit http://www.pacapitol.com/mobile-apps/ for more information. #InspiredUncoveredHonored

#DYK today is The National Guard’s birthday? Today marks the beginning of the organized militias that collectively make ...
12/13/2020
How We Began - About the Guard - The National Guard

#DYK today is The National Guard’s birthday? Today marks the beginning of the organized militias that collectively make up today's National Guard. Visit the following link for more information: https://www.nationalguard.mil/about-the-guard/how-we-began/ #InspiredUncoveredHonored

We recognize December 13th as the birthday of the National Guard. On this date in 1636, the first militia regiments in North America were organized in Massachusetts. Based upon an order of the Massachusetts Bay Colony’s General Court, the colony’s militia was organized into three permanent regim...

#DYK the Pennsylvania Senate met with a quorum for the first time 230 years ago? #InspiredUncoveredHonored
12/10/2020

#DYK the Pennsylvania Senate met with a quorum for the first time 230 years ago? #InspiredUncoveredHonored

The Pennsylvania Senate Library would like to give a special shout-out to our friends of the Jewish faith celebrating th...
12/10/2020

The Pennsylvania Senate Library would like to give a special shout-out to our friends of the Jewish faith celebrating the eight-day "Festival of Lights" celebration. Have a safe and Happy Hanukkah! #festivaloflights #happyhanukkah

Stay tuned for an exciting Pennsylvania Senate Library development!  #InspiredUncoveredHonored
12/09/2020

Stay tuned for an exciting Pennsylvania Senate Library development! #InspiredUncoveredHonored

#DYK upon graduation from the West Point - The U.S. Military Academy in 1966, former Senator Bob Robbins was commissione...
12/08/2020
We Remember: Service to the State and Nation (2020) - Pennsylvania Senate Library

#DYK upon graduation from the West Point - The U.S. Military Academy in 1966, former Senator Bob Robbins was commissioned a Lieutenant Colonel? The Pennsylvania Senate Library honors his service to the nation in the #WeRemember2020 exhibit. Visit https://www.library.pasen.gov/Exhibitions/We-Remember-Service-to-the-State-and-Nation-(2020).cfm for more information.

This exhibition honors the memory of Senate Members and Senate Librarians who also served our nation during wartime.

The Pennsylvania Senate Library would like to give a special #PASenateBirthdayShoutout to Senator Pat Browne! Enjoy your...
12/08/2020

The Pennsylvania Senate Library would like to give a special #PASenateBirthdayShoutout to Senator Pat Browne! Enjoy your day Senator! #InspiredUncoveredHonored

A date which will live in infamy, the Pennsylvania Senate Library will always remember and honor those who paid the ulti...
12/07/2020

A date which will live in infamy, the Pennsylvania Senate Library will always remember and honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice in Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. #PearlHarborRemembranceDay

On this day in 1682, Pennsylvania’s first legislature met in Upland, now Chester, Pennsylvania. Under William Penn’s sup...
12/04/2020
PHMC The Great Law

On this day in 1682, Pennsylvania’s first legislature met in Upland, now Chester, Pennsylvania. Under William Penn’s supervision, the “Great Law” created the foundation of Pennsylvania's representative government. Click the following link for more details: https://bit.ly/361GOet #InspiredUncoveredHonored

PHMC The Great Law

The Pennsylvania Senate Library would like to give a special #PASenateBirthdayShoutout to Senator Robert "Tommy" Tomlins...
12/04/2020

The Pennsylvania Senate Library would like to give a special #PASenateBirthdayShoutout to Senator Robert "Tommy" Tomlinson! Enjoy your day Senator! #InspiredUncoveredHonored

The Pennsylvania Senate Library would like to give a special #PASenateBirthdayShoutout to Senator Camera Bartolotta! Enj...
12/04/2020

The Pennsylvania Senate Library would like to give a special #PASenateBirthdayShoutout to Senator Camera Bartolotta! Enjoy your day Senator! #InspiredUncoveredHonored

In the Pennsylvania Senate Library 's rare book collection, you can find the Pennsylvania Archives. This 138 volume set ...
12/03/2020

In the Pennsylvania Senate Library 's rare book collection, you can find the Pennsylvania Archives. This 138 volume set includes the Minutes of the Provincial Council of Pennsylvania dating back to the early Colonial Period of 1683!

As winter approaches, cozying up with a good book, is always a good idea. What books are you reading? The Pennsylvania S...
12/02/2020

As winter approaches, cozying up with a good book, is always a good idea. What books are you reading? The Pennsylvania Senate Library team is always looking for recommendations.

The Pennsylvania Senate Library would like to give a special #PASenateBirthdayShoutout to Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill!...
12/02/2020

The Pennsylvania Senate Library would like to give a special #PASenateBirthdayShoutout to Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill! Enjoy your day Senator! #InspiredUncoveredHonored

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