Category Archives: Libraries

It’s OPEN: East Penns Valley Library

Wow! The doors are open and the volunteers are ready to serve! Despite a loss of government funding, Penns Valley volunteers have rallied together to keep the doors of the charming library open. They’re working so hard! One of the

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Sign up for Summer Reading: It’s not too late!

We just returned from a wonderful vacation that included wooded trails in the Pocono mountains, sky scrapers in Chicago, and ocean waves in New Jersey. It was lovely. But there’s no place like home. I’m happy to be back and reacquainting

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Dig Into Reading: 2013 Summer Reading Program

  The Summer Reading Program at the Centre Hall and East Penns Valley (Millheim) Libraries encourages pre-K through 5th graders to enjoy reading through the summer. The children log the number of pages they read and enter to win some awesome

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Science at the Library

  Wednesday’s the big day: the first Fizz Bang Eureka of 2013 at Centre Hall Area Branch Library! Head over at 3:00 p.m. for an interesting science experiment for school-aged kids. Every other Wednesday, beginning January 9th, expect hypothesizing, fizzing,

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An Opportunity to Love the Library Back

If you’ve enjoyed the benefits of our wonderful Centre Hall Area Branch Library, this is a great opportunity to give back. Simply make a plate of goodies and drop them off at the library before 5 p.m. on Monday, November

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Library Story Time: Owls (For folks with little ones.)

This week’s story time at Centre Hall Library is all about owls. Here are some suggestions to carry the theme through the week: 1. Take a trip over to Shaver’s Creek. This outing is very worthwhile. Pack a lunch and

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Centre Hall Library Penny Carnival: Games, Snacks, and Troop 41207

We had a great time at the Penny Carnival this morning. Lots of games, lots of smiles, and lots of pennies. PennsValleyFamily.com hosted a smile booth. If you’re looking for your photos, we’ll be emailing you soon with a link

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Weekend Highlight: A Penny Carnival!

When was the last time you enjoyed a penny carnival? Well, this weekend is your opportunity to flip a coin, win a prize, and support our local library. While you make breakfast on Saturday morning, have the kiddos scurry around

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Centre Hall Library: Story Time and Potholders

Story time has begun at the library and we’ve set it (almost) in stone on our calendar. The most recent Children’s Director does a wonderful job and our children really enjoyed their time with her. Check it out on Monday’s at

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Birds of Prey at Centre Hall Library

Ever since we moved from State College to Centre Hall, there have been only a few things that I miss. Beside missing State College friends and neighbors, I miss Shaver’s Creek. We really enjoyed their free children’s program in the

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