If you have not tried Zinio yet, go now. We have added twice as many titles as before. Get free, full-color magazines through schlowlibrary.org. Go to our website, click the link to log on to Schlow's databaseA subscription to a (password protected) website full of information. page, click on Zinio and follow the instructions to log on to Schlow's Zinio magazine collection. You will also have to set up a Zinio account (free) to access the magazines on your computer, iPad, Droid or Blackberry.
- Something is always happening here at Schlow. How do you find out? Subscribe to the Adult Events Newletter. You will receive one email each month with all the information about book groups, author visits, gadget classes and more. Don't miss out - subscribe today!read more
- Access your magazines articles in full-text from home (includes Consumer Reports, Vegetarian Times, and Sports Illustrated, just to name a few). Log in here to read your magazines online, finish your homework research or look up a recipe.read more
The Betsy Rodgers Allen Gallery is located on the first floor, just outside of the community room and features the work of new and established artists from the area. Because exhibits change monthly, there is always something new and local to enjoy.
Harrison's Wine Grill is a proud supporter of Schlow Centre Region Library and they're putting their money where YOUR mouth is! Bring in a copy of this coupon between October 17th and October 31st and Harrison's will donate 20% of your bill before taxes and gratuity to Schlow Centre Region Library. If you forget the coupon, don't fret - just mention that you intended to support the Friends of Schlow Library and your waitstaff will be happy to make note of it.
The Nittany Valley Writers Network is a sharing, supportive, inspiring community linking local writers of all genres and levels of experience: expert and novice, published and hopeful.
Meetings are generally held at Schlow Library, 211 S. Allen Street, State College, on the second Tuesday of the month in the Downsbrough Community Room from 7 to 8:30 pm.
- Tweens/Teens, are you interested in helping out at the library? Join the library club and help plan events, buy books, and more...! Participants may earn community service hours, or earn gift card rewards!read more
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To help you and your children happily and safely navigate the Internet we have provided a list of recommended websites below.
To ensure your children’s safety please read and understand Schlow Library's Internet Policy.
Parents: You must monitor whether your kids actually log on to the Internet in the Library and what they do once they are online as described in our Internet Policy.
There are many access points for computing at Schlow. Near the reference desk, there are 18 computers, 2 express stations. and 3 Microsoft computers. We also have Wi-Fi throughout the building. Some of the desks in the Read Room are wired to connect to the internet without a wifi card.
- The road to lifelong learning begins at your library. Discover a world of free services and resources here. Information is available at the referenceQuestions that you ask of library staff that require knowledge of the content of the collection or other resources such as those on the web. Sometimes you are referred to the answer, hence Reference. Reference can also refer to our reference materials that are often encyclopedic books that have many volumes and a concentrated number of facts and/or statistics. These materials usually have an overnight loan period so they are available in the library most of the time. desk, by phone, email and online. Books, magazines, newspapers and audiobooks are all at your fingertips. Use the public computers and get help from the excellent reference staff. Check out the Senior Resource Area located near the Large Print books. Can't get out? Enroll in the Library-by-mail program or use our online library at schlowlibrary.org.read more