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Bangor Public Library’s 100th Anniversary Submitted by Kathleen Lynch, Bangor Library Director The Bangor Public Library proudly announces it’s 100th Anniversary celebration scheduled for October 3, 2021 from 2-4PM. It was June 1, 1921 when the Bangor Women’s Club...

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On Sunday, August 12, 2018, Northland Public Library celebrated its 50th Anniversary. Several hundred patrons gathered for a day of children’s crafts, illustrated storytelling, food trucks and a performance by the band Meeting of Important People. Also notable were the resolutions,...

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On May 25 the Albright Memorial Library celebrated its 125th anniversary during the annual Swingin’ on Vine block party and fundraiser. The event was held right outside the Library on the 500 block of Vine Street in Scranton. Guests were treated to live music, seasonal cocktails,...

Darby Library celebrated 275 Years of providing Library service by returning to its parent, The Philadelphia Library Company. On display is William Bartram’s own book, Travels Of William Bartram. This volume contains an original illustration not found in any other copy.  On...

The Union City Public Library will be celebrating their 110th Anniversary with an Appreciation Dinner on May 30th to commemorate the anniversary and to preview future community engagement events in celebration of this special landmark occasion. For more information, please contact Christine...

The Free Library of New Hope and Solebury is inviting the community to celebrate with a 100th Birthday Party on June 3 from 2:00pm-5:00pm! The free event, hosted by the Board of Trustees, will be held on the grounds and street front of the Free Library, which is located...

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The Darby Library is celebrating 275 years of providing Library Service!     On March 7, 2017, starting 6 pm, the Darby Library Company will display some of the historical documents that started the Company at the Philadelphia Library Company in Philadelphia. A birthday...

OCL Announcement: Library Events                                        The Office of Commonwealth Libraries would like to know if your library is: Breaking ground for a construction project; Celebrating a library anniversary or milestone retirement; Announcing...