The Public Library for Union County, headquarters for the three-member federated Union County Library System, offers access to a wide range of materials, programs, and services. Located at 255 Reitz Boulevard in the Brookpark Farm development just west of Lewisburg, the library is regularly open from 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, and from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Due to state funding reductions, in 2011 the library will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays and will not be open on Sundays. The telephone number is (570) 523-1172.
The library’s materials collection currently includes more than 100,000 books and over 5,000 audio-visual items such as books on tape and CD, music CDs, videotapes, and DVDs as well as downloadable audiobooks and eBooks. The non-circulating reference collection features a variety of valuable resources, including a “Pennsylvania Collection” of many major genealogical and Pennsylvania history texts.
Check out what’s on display!The library features displays throughout the adult, young adult and children’s areas, as well as in the glass-fronted display cases located in the library’s lobby. Visit the Adults What’s Happening page to see what will be displayed this fall!
TumbleBooks Library (For ages 1 through elementary school) is an amazing collection of 300 animated talking picture books and 40 chapter books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love. TumbleBooks are created by taking existing books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic book which you can read, or have read to you. Tumblebooks Library also contains 160 games, puzzles and lots of other fun activities. Watch the Tumblebooks Library Tour.