Library News

Each year, we take time to highlight Schlow happenings and the ways we serve as your “Centre of Reading and Learning” in the Centre Region.

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After an extensive national search, Lisa Rives Collens has been named the next director of Schlow Centre Region Library, located in State College, PA. 

Headshot of Lisa Rives Collens

Ages: Infants to 12

Illustration of a child's bike with a basket attached above the back wheel, containing a stack of books and a "2021" flag. Text "Spring Book Club" to the side. All against a confetti background with clouds above.


Do you need assistance finding providers in the area that are offering the COVID-19 vaccination? 

Picture of COVID-19 vaccine (art).

A new online service available through Schlow Centre Region Library offers free access to homework help--as well as test prep, video lessons, study tools and more--every day.

HelpNow by BrainFuse. Free Homework Help

Explore our new events calendar for exciting details about upcoming programs, including the 2021 Winter Reading for adults and teens! Download your digital copy now!

2021 Winter Adult & Teen Calendar

Home, community, and a sense of place have taken on new meaning this year.

The Address Book

Register and start recording your reading at!

This calendar features events for Winter 2021 for kids and families!

Explore our new Children's Department events calendar for exciting details about upcoming events for children and fami

Winter 2021 Children's Calendar cover

“Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.”

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