Information Services: Inspiring Leisure and Travel

Everyone needs a break once in a while. Let the library be your destination for exploring hobbies or planning your next trip.

 

HOBBIES

Our collection of hobby and craft books includes popular topics and unique ideas. We can also help you access instructional DVDs and how-to videos. Some of the subjects that are covered are:

 

  • Home & Garden
  • Cooking
  • Quilting
  • Fishing
  • Robotics
  • Ham Radio
  • Glass Blowing
  • Woodworking
  • Photography
  • Gunsmithing
  • Upholstery
  • Candle Making
  • Soap Making
  • Chess
  • Sports
  • Pets

 

THE ARTS

Enrich your life with music, dance and art. You can borrow materials on music instruction, songbooks and music history. We have DVDs of operas and musical documentaries. Learn about the history of entertainment including books on your favorite movies and TV shows. Individual artists, movements and museum collections are highlighted in books and DVDs.


 

LEISURE READING

In the mood for some light reading? We have a collection of magazines and newspapers featuring the current edition as well as the previous year. Many older articles are available through online databases. Biographies are available in the upstairs of the library as part of the nonfiction collection. We can help you locate novels as well as borrow materials from other libraries via our interlibrary loan program. If you're looking for reading ideas, we can help you access NoveList Plus, a database that helps you to find books in genres you prefer.


 

TRAVEL

Whether you are traveling locally across Pennsylvania, exploring the United States, or traveling abroad, we have resources to help you plan. You can find materials on specific geographic regions, or consider your travel needs like traveling with a pet or traveling with children. We have atlases and maps or we can help you jump on the internet to use online mapping programs and print out directions. Our foreign language resources include phrase books and CDs to assist travelers with language basics. Pick up a handy brochure that guides you to a number of important websites of interest to travelers.


 

 

 

Page Updated: 

July 29, 2016

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