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Bethlehem Area Public Library had early 20th century poet Hilda “H.D.” Doolittle’s childhood home recognized as a Literary Landmark, near where the Bethlehem Area Public Library now stands. The library is now using GoFundMe to raise money to commission a portrait...

The Carnegie Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped will offer a Cojiform Playshop for Adults with Local Artist Isaac Bower on Friday, May 11, 2018, 2:15 – 3:45 PM. Isaac Bower’s sculptures, modular cast shapes called Cojiform [vid 3:46 min], are nature-inspired...

The Schlow Centre Region Library offered BookFest during State College’s Art Festival.  Read about the Comic illustrators in attendance. ...

The Braddock Carnegie Library features the artwork of inmates in their Art Lending Program. ...