Family Pages list of Centre County Libraries

July 25, 2011 

EAST PENNS VALLEY AREA BRANCH LIBRARY,

225 E. Main St., Millheim, 349-5328

www.centrecountylibrary.org/library/east-penns-valley-area-branch-library

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Friday; 1 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; closed Wednesday; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday

Number of items: 12,800

Computers: Three public with Internet access and one with Microsoft Office

For children: Book babies 10:15 to 11:45 a.m. Mondays for kids up to 2 years old; storytime 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mondays for kids 2 to 6 years old

For adults: Knitting 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays

CENTRE COUNTY LIBRARY AND HISTORICAL MUSEUM

200 (main library) and 203 (museum) N. Allegheny St., Bellefonte, 355-1516; museum, ext. 214

www.centrecountylibrary.org

Main library and video department hours: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Wednesday; noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday

Number of items: 271,305, and 3,900 DVDs

Computers: Six public with Internet access and one with Microsoft Office

For children: Storytime 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays; book babies 9:15 to 10:45 a.m. Wednesdays for kids up to 2 years old

For adults: Knitting 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Thursdays; book discussion group 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays

Special: Download audiobooks and e-books online; meeting room available; volunteer opportunities; Library By Mail; large-print books and books on tape/CD; interlibrary loan; online language learning; online databases

MUSEUM BUILDING

Pennsylvania Room hours: Closed Monday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday

Special: History/genealogy collection focusing on Centre County and surrounding area; historical museum with more than 6,000 items of local interest

CENTRE HALL AREA BRANCH LIBRARY

109 W. Beryl St., Centre Hall, 364-2580,

www.centrecountylibrary.org/library/centre-hall-area-branch-library

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Friday; closed Tuesday; 1 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday. Items: 15,800

Computers: Four public with Internet access; one with Microsoft Office

For children: Book babies 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. Thursdays for kids up to 2 years old; storytime 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. Fridays for kids 2 to 6 years old

HOLT MEMORIAL LIBRARY

17 N. Front St., Philipsburg, 342-1987,

www.centrecountylibrary.org/library/holt-memorial-library-philipsburg

Hours: 1 to 8 p.m. Monday and Thursday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; 1 to 5 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday.

Number of items: 90,200

Computers: Five public with Internet access; one with Microsoft Office

For children: Science activities 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays for kindergartners through sixth-graders; storytime 10:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays for preschoolers age 3 and up; Mother Goose on the Loose 10:30 a.m. to noon Tuesdays for kids younger than 3

SCHLOW CENTRE REGION LIBRARY

211 S. Allen St., State College,237-6236, www.schlowlibrary.org

Hours September through May: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Wednesday; noon to 9 p.m. Thursday; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 1:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Hours June through August: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday.

Number of items: 138,000

Computers: 26 public with Internet access; free Wi-Fi; access to subscription databases

For children: Computers with games and Internet access; a variety of story-time series for children and families; toy collection with puppets; parenting materials; special activities on no-school days

For young adults: Learning Express; video games; graphic novel collection; redesigned teen area

For all ages: DVDs; summer reading programs; chess club; drop-in knitting Special: E-books available; free MP3 music files available this summer; “gadget training” for e-book readers and smartphones; meeting rooms available for rent; World Sounds at noon (May through June); Next Reads; computer orientation classes; interlibrary loan; books by mail; remote book returns; writers group; book discussions; Friends of the Library support group; Web catalog with online renewals and requests; email notices; volunteer opportunities; concerts and author visits; BookFestPA July 16 during Arts Fest

CENTRE COUNTY LIBRARY BOOKMOBILE

The wheelchair-accessible Bookmobile stops at 36 locations every two weeks, stocked with 8,690 items. Call 355-1516 or view the schedule at www.centrecountylibrary.org/library/centre-county-library-bookmobile.

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