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The Eccles-Lesher Memorial Library is a small hometown library located in the rural community of Rimersburg, PA. It was built in 1968 and was renovated in 2003. It serves seven municipalities with a total population of 5,319. Our staff welcomes you to stop in and visit us any time during our hours of operation.

To access the Olde Days of Rimersburg Photo Gallery, click here




Library Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
CLOSED Wednesday, Sunday and Holidays

The library will be returning to in-person services on Monday, February 15th.  Please adhere to the following guidelines when visiting: Keep visits to 30-minutes, masks are required (if you do not have one we have free disposable masks available at the Circulation Desk - one per patron), use hand sanitizer, social distance from other patrons, and children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.  Curbside service will continue to be available.  Thank you - we look forward to seeing you and we appreciate your continued support!






Salt to the Sea. by Sepetys, Ruta
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Publishers Weekly Sepetys delivers another knockout historical novel, after Between Shades of Gray and Out of the Easy, that offers insight into the ugly realities of WWII and culminates with a forgotten event, the sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff. Set in East Prussia during the brutal winter of 1945, in the waning days of the conflict, and tautly narrated by four strong, distinct voices, the narrative highlights the plight of refugees as Germany tries to ...More

Fox the Tiger. by Corey R. Tabor
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Horn Book Fox thinks tigers are very cool, so he paints stripes on himself and "goes for a prowl." Soon Tiger meets Turtle, who wants to be a race car, and Rabbit, who wants to be a robot. But after rain washes away their costumes, Squirrel's admiration ("Wow! A fox!") helps Fox realize that foxes are pretty cool, too. Expressive illustrations further a highly readable text, and the plot will capture brand-new readers' interest...More

The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
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Library Journal After achieving Hopwood and Hurston/Wright honors and debuting big with The Mothers, Bennett here features identical twin sisters, who at age 16 run away from their small, black, 1950s Southern town and take different paths, one passing for white. What's key is the relationship between their daughters.

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Agatha Awards ALA Best Books for Young Adults ALA Notable Books for Children Anthony Awards Bram Stoker Awards British Crime Writers' Assoc. Caldecott Medal Winners Coretta Scott King Awards Edgar Awards Horn Book Picture Book Awards Hugo Awards Independent Booksellers List Michael L. Printz Awards National Book Critics Circle National Science Teachers Association New York Times Bestsellers Newbery Medal Winners Oprah's Book Club Publishers Weekly Pulitzer Prize Rebecca Caudill Awards RITA Awards Scientific America Young Readers Book Awards Spur Awards The Man Booker Prize World Fantasy Awards


Links to Online Databases
Libby - https://oilcreek.overdrive.com/Borrow eBooks and audiobooks anywhere, anytime. All you need is a library card! Libby/OverDrive provides access to the most digital content available anywhere. Check out items from our collection or search the entire OverDrive collection for titles to recommend.
Library Blog - https://eccleslesherlibrary.blogspot.com/Check out the latest news and updates on our blog!
Hoopla - https://www.hoopladigital.com/
                   
The first Union High School class for which there are records graduated in 1909.  This listing includes the year of graduation, first, middle and last name, plus a notes field that may be blank.
Our library maintains a database of cemetery records, searchable online. Check it out!
The POWER Library - https://powerlibrary.org/e-resources/?all=y&ID=PL7321#.XkWIV2hKiUk

The POWER Library is available at Pennsylvania public libraries, school libraries and the State Library. You can also access the resources of the POWER Library from home by going to your public library's web page.  To access the resources you will need to enter the barcode number located on your valid library card.

This project is made possible in part by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and through Library Access Funds administered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Department of Education, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor.

Ask Here Pa - http://www.askherepa.org

This project is made possible in part by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and through Library Access Funds administered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Department of Education, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor.

Access PA - https://accesspa.powerlibrary.orgThis project is made possible in part by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and through Library Access Funds administered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Department of Education, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor.