Main Library

Children’s Library



232 West Main Street
Lock Haven, PA 17745

Library Hours
(new hours effective January 2)
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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Programs and services for readers of all ages.

Wednesday - 10:30am  Baby Bookworms geared to a short attention span
Wednesday 11:30 am  Book Bugs ages 3-6
Thursday 10:30 am   Busy Bugs  all ages
Thursday 7:00pm Nite Bugs all ages  
Theme - Our world of Science for Little Ones

FIZZ! BOOM! READ! Summer READing Program 2014

This is a program to reach older school-age students.
We may make something but it  also means that patrons should make it to the library for any event

6/16 at 6:45pm on the Library Patio
Spin Into Summer with Brittany demonstrating the art of baton twirling

6/23 at 2:30pm
Color Wheel Creations with Marianne Olivo
designing and decorating a binder for next fall.

6/30 TBA
7/14 TBA

7/21  6:00pm-8:00pm Ian Loewen from Kettle Creek Park presents BATS
Location and time TBA

7/28 6:30pm-7:30pm Annual Carnival Night on the Patio
Drop in any time. Fun for the whole family!

1-2-3 Tuesday-
This program meets on Tuesday morning from 10:30-12:30.
The target group is 1st, 2nd, and 3rd graders. 
The group meets for a story, games and group talk
and then breaks into stations to do art, crafts,etc.

Art on the Patio 
All Tuesdays July 1-July 20 2pm-4pm
Instructor, Nicole Conway will nurture the inner artist of those 10years and up.

Lunch Bunch
Thursdays July 10 -July 31 12pm-2pm
in association with Lori Masser, Nutrition Education Advisor at PSU Coop. Extension
call for registration and food items to be made
Please call 570 748-3484 to register or e-mail

The Butterfly Guy, Jerry Schneider
July 23 11am
Ross Library 3rd floor
Please bring a white t-shirt or plan to purchase one at reasonable rates.

Theatre Camp August 11-15 10:30am-2pm
Participants should be able to read some lines; Memorization is not necessary.
Along with creating a story, stage movement and projection are taught.
August 18 7pm there will be a performance for family and friends.
Please call 570 748-3484 to register or e-mail

 Hours at Ross Library:

Tuesday 10AM-8PM
Wednesday –9AM-2PM


Lego Club will begin on Tuesday, January 14 at 4:45PM.
All ages are welcome.
Please come to the desk in the Youth Wing on the second floor to sign in.
Pre-registration is not required.
You may bring your own Legos, but the library cannot be responsible for lost pieces.
The program will take place in the Robbie Gould Room
on the second floor.
The program will run through March.


A new Girl Scout Troop is forming that will meet at Ross Library in the Gould Youth Room
on the second floor every other Monday evening beginning January 6.
Girls in K-3 who may be interested in joining this troop
should contact Amandah at 570-502-3874 or send an e-mail to
There is a $15 registration fee.


A patron recently recommended a great website for educational games and information.
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Another great resource available through the Ross Library website at
is Tumblebooks, e-books for children.
There are picture books and informational books
for a wide range of ages.
It’s a great way to squeeze in a few more stories
for your child while you cook dinner! 
No password is needed.
CLICK on the Tumblebooks icon on the right column of the website.


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About Youth Services at Ross
Activities for babies, children, and young adults.
Dynamic story times, hands-on art fun,
and interactive young 
adult reads.
Clifford’s Doghouse Educational play area
with puzzles, 
manipulatives, and a train table 
available for exploration and play.

Collection of audio books, CD’s, read-alongs, and magazines,
along with current and classic print titles for all reading levels,
as well as four AWE Early Literacy Station computers.

In addition, puppets, story kits, big
books, and
picture book extension materials available
by special
 arrangement for educational use.

Special events for children throughout the year,
such as author visits and entertainers,
and our summer reading program offers a gamut of daily activities.

LHU students, home school students, pre-schools,
daycares, and educators and parents are 
encouraged make use of our abundant resources.

to building community through collaboration and service.

Interested in receiving an e-letter with program information,
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contact Nancy Antram, Youth Librarian, at