Main Library

Children’s Library



232 West Main Street
Lock Haven, PA 17745

Library Hours
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

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.

Thank you Clinton County United Way and Clinton County Community Foundation

Check out the Youth section of our website! There you can find information on children's programs such as story time and other special events.

Our annual book sale will start August 10!

  • Wednesday, August 10: 9-5
  • Thursday, August 11: 9-8
  • Friday, August 12: 9-4
  • Saturday, August 13: 9-3

Is your teenager interested in the paranormal? If so, Teen Paranormal is recruiting! 

Teen Paranormal is a group that meets once a month at the Ross Library. Led by paranormal investigator Lou Bernard, the group learns scientific ways to look into unexplained events.The first meeting of the season will be at seven PM on September 8, in the Sloan Room on the second floor of the Ross Library. To apply or for more information, please call Lou Bernard at 570-748-3321 or e-mail

Book club will start at 10am on the 3rd floor of the Ross Library

  • July 30 - The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe
  • August 27 - Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert M. Pirsig
  • September 24 - On the Road by Jack Kerouac

Dr. Laurie Cannady will be promoting her book Crave, about experiences in a  dysfunctional family. 

The event will be held on Saturday, July 30 at 1pm on the third floor of the Ross Library. For further information or to register, please contact the Ross Library at 570-748-3321 or 

Each month Ross Library  will look at a different topic based on the BiFolkal Kits which are available for patrons to check out. Meetings are held at 11 am on 3rd Floor Ross Library in the Rebecca F. Gross Community Room.
August 13: "Remembering County Fairs"
A program for anyone who cares about their kids. "People Helping People" is a drug information program conducted by the West Branch Drug and Alcohol Abuse Commission. This workshop will teach parents about the signs and dangers of drug and alcohol abuse, and how to deal with it. 
This hour-long program will begin at 6pm on the 3rd floor of the Ross Library on August 16. A PowerPoint presentation will be presented , and light refreshments will be provided. 
For further information or to register, call 570-748-3321 or email
Geocaching is a sport that is played outdoors with a GPS. Players find small containers of hidden treasure. Lou Bernard, geocacher, with conduct a lesson on the basics of geocaching on Saturday, August 20, at 1pm in the Sloan Room of the Ross Library. 
The program is free and open to the public. For further information or to register, call 570-748-3321 or email

Adults 18 + NEED Help Reading or learning ESL (English as a 2nd Language)? Ask at Ross Library 570 748-3321 for a tutor.

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

Display of an individual's hobby or organization's project for a month. If Interested in Displaying ask at the main desk or call 570-748-3321.

Upcoming Displays:

August: Art From All Summer Programs

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