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.

Ross Library front picture

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  ages 3-6
Thursday 7:00pm Nite Bugs all ages   

Winter Session of Story Time:
The first session of the new year will begin
Wednesday, January 8, and Thursday, January 9.
There will be four repetitions of the story program  

Happy New Year 2014


Start the year off well with a new book
in your hand and a child on your lap.
~ Ms. Nancy


Please take note of our new hours at Ross Library: 

Tuesday 10AM-8PM
Wednesday –9AM-2PM


The winter session of story time will begin on Wednesday,
January 8 and Thursday, January 9th.
Our theme will be Ross Library Staff  & Friends Favorites.
Our first guest readers will be
Ross Library Board of Trustees President Eric Fletcher and
board member Julie Brennan reading their favorite - Dr. Suess!


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 that are read to them with illustrations just by clicking a button.
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.
Just click on the Tumblebooks icon located along 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