Library News

A strong library is much more than books...more than four walls with a’s a place to explore and be inspired!

Schlow - Come and Be Inspired!

It is BookFest PA time again and we can't wait to celebrate a crowd favorite - genre fiction and comics!  Our annual festival continues with Comics to Cozies, a day for our 

BookFest PA

By the time Joanne Juhl reached first grade, she knew she loved art and wanted to be an artist, but the need to earn a living took over, and she completed a bachelor's degree in English and then an

Winter scene artwork by Joanne Juhl

Explore our Autumn events calendar for details about upcoming activities for adults and teens. Pick up a printed copy at the Reference Desk or download a digital copy below.

Adult & Teen Autumn 2019 Event Calendar

This fall, the Schlow Library Foundation and partners are proud to present Author Spotlight, when three award-winning authors will be visiting State College on three different days.

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Explore our Summer events calendar for details about upcoming events for adults and teens. Pick up a printed copy at the Reference Desk or download a digital copy below.

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The exciting annual year in review newsletter is ready for your reading enjoyment!

Approximately 3,800 new cardholders during 2018.

We are partnering with New Leaf Initiative to bring coworking to you. Through library-mediated reservations, Schlow patrons can access New Leaf’s state of the resources, including:

Schlow partners with New Leaf Initiative

We've launched our very own Schlow Library Podcast. The first episode is now available through iTunes, Google Play Music, here at the above link, or at

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This year, the Downtown Improvement District will be presenting the Polar Express program. For program dates and information about registration, please visit their Facebook page at or visit their website at to sign up for their newsletter. The DID will be updating their sites with program details as they become available.

penguin wearing hat in front of trees


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