Library News

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In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, Schlow Library will be closed Saturday, May 28 through Monday, May 30.

Student writers and illustrators from across Centre County received awards on Thursday, April 28 for their wonderful entries in our 32nd Annual Write and Illustrate Your Own Book Contest!

Winners and Honorable Mentions

Thanks to the amazing generosity of donors, more than $40,000 was raised for the Schlow Library Foundation to support the gr

Schlow Library Foundation Logo

Didn't get a chance to meet 2016 PA One Book author Will Hillenbrand? Watch his presentation below, courtesy of C-NET!

iPads available for use in the Children's Department.

Preschool boy using iPad tablet with his mother

Research Unplugged is back with a fascinating new line-up for the Spring. All events are free to the public and include a talk, a question and answer period, and light refreshments. 

Lightbulb and plug

Global Connections partners with Schlow to bring this musical event to the library. The Sing-a-long is open to anyone who wants to make a joyful noise.

Global Voices Treble Clef

This calendar features events through April 2016!

Centre County Reads is pleased to announce this year’s selection, Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War by best-selling author Karen Abbott

Cover art of Liar Temptress Soldier Spy by Karen Abbott


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