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Centre County Library is Hiring
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Library Assistant / Children’s Programming:  Part-Time

Holt Memorial Library

The library is seeking a 24 hr/wk part-time library assistant to perform basic library duties including but not limited to:

·        Planning and conducting children’s programs

·        Checking materials in and out

·        Shelving materials

·        Customer service


Position requires strong customer service, must be comfortable with computers and technology, ability to multi-task, high school...

Penny Carnival with Country Fair Flair!
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Bring your pennies to the Centre Hall Library for a County Fair!

Saturday, October 4, 2014, Outside the Centre Hall Library

11am - 1pm

Activities for all ages include Face Painting, Pumpkin Toss, Penny Pitch, Scare Crow-quet, Sack Races, Ring Toss, Crafts and more!  All games are a penny to play.  Food is available for purchase. 

There’s something for everyone as we kick off our Penny Drive!

We'll be collecting pennies until December 19, and money collected will be used to purchase a new stand for our patron computer. 

PA Room Maintenance
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Due to on-going repairs, the Miles-Humes House will be closed Thursday, October 2nd and Friday, October 3rd.  We apologize for any inconvience, and thank you for your patience.

Totes of Gratitude Campaign
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Now through Tuesday, September 30, the American Red Cross will be collecting personal care items to thank our community's veterans.  Totes of Gratitude is a program that delivers "a bag filled with ordinary things....bringing gratitude to veterans."

Join Centre County Library in saying "Thank You" for the hard work and dedication to our veterans by dropping off any of the following new, full sized items to the Bellefonte and Philipsburg branches during September:

Socks                                         Deck of Cards

Tooth brushes                     ...

Sensory Storytime at Holt Memorial Library
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Join us on Saturday, October 4, from 11:30am-12pm for Sensory Storytime at Holt Library!

Sensory Story-time is an interactive and educational program that can be enjoyed by all children, but is especially designed for children with sensory integration challenges. Books, songs, movement, and therapeutic activities are combined to stimulate all five senses and promote learning.

If your child has difficulty sitting through one of the library’s other programs, this inclusive program of stories, songs and activities may be just what you are looking for!  For Children ages 3-10, with a favorite adult.

Registration is required for all children attending. Please pick up a form and a visual guide at the library prior to the...

Family Pumpkin Carving Contest
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Join the fun at our first ever Pumpkin Carving Contest!

Visit the Bellefonte branch anytime after Wednesday, October 15th to choose your pumpkin and sign up for the contest. Then show us your creativity and harvest style by carving it any way you choose.  Families and individuals are welcome to sign up for the contest, and pumkins will be judged in catagories.

Carved pumpkins are due no later than Thursday, October 23. and will remain on display in the library until October 31, during which time patrons can vote on their favorites! Winners will be announced on Friday, October 31st at 5pm.

Even if you don't care to carve a pumpkin, you can still stop by the library to vote for your favorite between October 24th and...