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Read about BookFest 2019, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 13 under a tent in Schlow Centre Region Library’s parking lot. ...

Date:  Thu, Nov 15, 2018 Time:  12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST Centre County is a rural area in Pennsylvania and the Schlow Centre Region Library is using a unique method to bring low-cost internet to help bridge the digital divide. Utilizing TV WhiteSpace — the unused bandwidth...

June and Brady

by June Houghtaling, District Consultant, North Central Library District, and Brady Clemens, District Consultant, Central Pennsylvania Library District We all know how important it is for libraries to develop, maintain, and enhance strong relationships with our elected officials....

Schlow Centre Region Library has launched the Schlow Library Podcast. The first episode is now available through iTunes, Google Play Music, or at schlowlibrary.buzzsprout.com. The weekly podcast will feature interviews and news about events, happenings, and services at Schlow Centre...

Read about board games at the Schlow Centre Region Library! ...

Nathaniel Rasmussen, Head of IT Services at Schlow Centre Region Library, is sharing bookmarks you can make available to your rural patrons to encourage them to take the Broadband Speed Test! The Broadband Speed Test will help map broadband access in PA! Access the bookmarks! Watch...

Nathaniel Rasmussen

  Nathaniel Rasmusen, Head of IT Services at the Schlow Centre Region Library in State College has been named a Library Journal Mover and Shaker! Read about Rassmussen as well as the TV White Space project in this Library Journal article.   ...

Read about the partnership between Schlow Library and Penn State Libraries. ...

a little boy wearing eye glasses

    The Schlow Crentre Region Library will offer FREE vision screenings for children newborn to 5-years-old on February 23 and April 20. The screenings are offered by a doctor from Nittany Eye Associates. ...

Anita Ditz, head of children’s services at Schlow Centre Region Library, is retiring after 34 years.  Read the Daily Collegian article and consider joining in celebrating her retirement on September 23, 1-3:30pm at Schlow.  RSVPs recommended but walk-ins are OK!  Donations...