PHEAA State Work-Study Program

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If you are a college student looking for summer employment, consider the library! We hire students eligible for the PHEAA State Work-Study Program to work as Library Assistants from June to August. Typical duties include working at the Circulation desk, shelving materials, shelf-reading, and assisting in prep for children’s programs. For more information, contact Assistant Director Erin at or 610-867-3761 x256.

Teen Trivia Contest

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teensCompete for prizes about pop culture, sports and current events at the South Side Branch on Tuesday, May 10. Do you like Chinese food? Then you’ll love the snacks. All free. All fun!

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Highlights of New Music

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This path tonight – Graham Nashgraham nash

Hello, I must be going – Phil Collins

The inevitable rise and liberation of Niggy Tardust – Saul Williams

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Welcome to my nightmare – Alice Cooper

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New DVDs – Highlights

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The revenantrevenant


Too big to fail

Son of Saul


The club

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Try this to reduce stress…

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dreamstime_xs_10934996Coloring is not just for children anymore. The coloring fad is gaining momentum because of its stress-relieving benefits.  The South Side Branch is having a workshop for adults on Saturday, May 7. Learn new techniques with watercolor pencils. The library will provide all the materials and refreshments. The two hour event begins at 1 p.m. and is free. More here

Teen Make Over!

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makeoverGet a fabulous, new look for school or the prom on Tuesday, May 3 from 6 to 8 pm! Hair braiding, manicures, facials, hand massages, skin care, and even hair styles for guys are part of the teen event. Free! No registration. Grades 6 to 12.

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Expanded hours at the Branch

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Beginning this week, the South Side Branch will expand its Wednesday hours.

The South Side Branch will now be open on:


SATURDAY 12:00 – 4:00

The staff at the Branch is very happy to have more hours to serve the public!

New South Side Branch DVD’s

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The following DVD’s have been added to the South Side Branch’s adult collection.

Big Stone Gap; Black Mass; Bone Tomahawk; Bones – Season 10; Bridge of Spies; Brooklyn; Castle – Season 7; Concussion; Criminal Activities; Criminal Minds – Season 10; The Danish Girl; Empire – Season 1; Everest; Extraction; The Good Wife – Season 6; Grandma; Hateful Eight; Heist; The Last Witch Hunter; Legend; A Little Chaos; Love the Coopers; Meadowland; Murdoch Mysteries – Season 8; 90 Minutes in Heaven; Our Brand is Crisis; Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension; San Andreas; Scandal – Season 4; Secret in their Eyes; Spectre; Spotlight; Suffragette; Ted 2; The 33; Trumbo; Truth.

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