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Gear up for Summer Reading!


To sign up for summer reading club, click on the "Fizz Boom Read!” banner above (you may begin to sign up starting June 19th).

Choose your reading club:

  1. Baby/Toddler/Preschool
  2. Kids Grades Pre-K-6
  3. Teens

2. Click on “Sign Me Up!” and enter your
3. Click on “Add/View Log” to add books and
become eligible for prize tickets!
4. Rate books and add reviews to share with other
reading club members (optional.)

The Summer Reading Program is designed to encourage children, pre-kindergarten...

Jazz Storytime in the Garden
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 Jazz in the Garden: A Musical Storytime!

Help us celebrate the JazzPA Festival by joining live musicians and readers in the Library's Children’s Garden on Saturday, July 26; 11:00am - 1:00pm.

This is a unique program for children and families who enjoy music and want to experience rhythmic stories brought to life with accompanying Jazz music!  The addition of music to stories is sure to spark the imaginations of adults and children, and maybe even make you sing and dance along.

Musicians this year will be Rick Hirsch on saxophone and Bob Hart  on bass.  You can find more information about JazzPA Festival, including...

PA Room Maintenance
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The Centre County Library & Historical Museum is undergoing some ongoing maintenance in the Miles-Humes home. If you are an out of town guest traveling to visit the Museum or use the Pennsylvania Room and our collections, please call or email us ahead of time to confirm we will be open that day.

Young Author and Illustrator Book Contest Books
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The hard-bound books from the Young Author and Illustrator Contest submissions are here!

Each family who purchased a copy of their child's book have been called, you may pick up your ordered books at your local branch's circulation desk. If you have any questions please contact Laura Sarge at or 355-1516 ex 205. 

7/23/14 - Author Visit with Artie Bennett - Bellef...
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A "Super Fun" Visit with Children’s Author Artie Bennett!

Bennett, whose books include Peter Panda Melts Down, The Butt Book, and Poopendous! will entertain us with a reading and talk about his new book.  This is your chance to meet the author, read his hilarious stories and ask him all of your questions!


When:    Wednesday, July 23; 2:30-3:30pm

Where:  Centre County Library

               200 Allegheny Street, Bellefonte


For More information,