Main Library

Children’s Library



232 West Main Street
Lock Haven, PA 17745

Library Hours
(new hours effective
January 2014)
Monday 2pm to 8pm
Tuesday 10am to 8pm
Wednesday 9am to 2pm
Thursday 10am to 8pm
Friday 9am to 4pm
Saturday 9am to 4pm
Sunday Closed

The Library is closed on major holidays.

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Annie Halenbake Ross Library
Enters a New Century of Service


Thank you Clinton County United Way and Clinton County Community Foundation



"The Running Dead" 5K!

JUNE 6 at 10 am Ross Library will hold a 5K fundraiser. Registration will be $25. This 5K is open to runners and walkers of all ages. Prizes will be 1st place $100, 2nd place $50, and 3rd place $25!  Volunteers will both assist and frighten, dressed like zombies or characters from our most popular graphic novel series!
For further information, please contact the Ross Library
at or 570-748-3321.


Enjoy walking through Lock Haven
Hear the History of our Town
Fridays beginning June 5 7:00pm
Tour Guide - Lou Bernard, Adult Services Coordinator


A new book discussion club is meeting:

The Banned Book Brigade!

On the final Saturday of every month, the Banned Book Brigade will meet to discuss a book that has been banned or protested. To sign up or for further information, contact the Ross Library at 570-748-3321 or
Free and open to the public.

The next meeting will be at 10 AM
on June 27 - The Arabian Nights
For a complete list of books and dates
check out Programs



6 Week 4-H Lego Mindstorm EV3 Robot Program
Two program Sites:
Friendship Community Library 
Beech Creek                                                                                 
 Mondays June 15, 22; July 6, 13, 20, 27                                                
   3:00-4:30pm   Call 570 962-2048                                                                          
Annie Halenbake Ross Library Lock Haven 
Tuesdays  June 16, 23; July 7, 14, 21, 28
 6:00-7:30pm  Call 570 748-3321
Ages 9-14; Space is Limited! Register Now!


JUNE 20 9:00am Avoid Scams
and Computer Viruses
with Keith Kern, Keystone Central School District
Network Operations


JULY 17 7:0pm Forensic Geology
How geology can help solve crimes!
with Dr. Loretta D. Dickson
Associate Professor, Geology and Physics Department


JULY 18 1:00pm Heroes of LHU
with Joby M. Topper, Director of Library and Information Services, 
Stevenson Library


      August 12-15 Annual Ross Library Book Sale


See Programs for more information

Check out the BRANCH LIBRARIES page for program information at Renovo and Friendship Libraries.

Edythe Hoy Bossert Gallery

Display of an individual's hobby
or organization's project for a month.
If Interested in Displaying ask at the main desk
or call 748-3321


1940 Census Available Online
April 2 marked the end of a 72-year holding period for the 1940 U.S. Census. Now, you can browse all the Census forms received that year and view interesting facts and statistics. It's great for genealogists or even if you're just curious about the past.


Help Libraries to Move PA Forward
in the five basic literacies to better our communities.

Marcellus Shale - Become Informed:

In cooperation with Penn State Cooperative  Extension, Ross Library now has a resource collection of Marcellus Shale materials available for patrons. Ask at the main desk.

ASK Here PA Reference 24/7:

A free online interactive reference service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Combine the speed and convenience of the Internet with information of an experienced librarian. Let us help whenever you need information. The Librarian who answers may not be located in your local area.

Mission Statement

To promote education and lifelong learning, to encourage personal enrichment, to enhance the local history resources and to support a vibrant quality of life within our community.



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