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 6,003. Our staff welcomes you to stop in and visit us any
To access the Olde Days of Rimersburg Photo Gallery, click here
Summer Hours to begin May 1st, 2014: Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Friday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Saturday Hours for June - August: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.) Closed Wednesday & Sunday
THE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED SATURDAY, AUGUST 30, 2014 AND MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2014, FOR LABOR DAY WEEKEND. WE WILL REOPEN WITH OUR NORMAL HOURS ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2014. HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY HOLIDAY WEEKEND!
Queen of Water by Resau, Laura and Maria Virginia Farinango
Book list *Starred Review* In a desperately poor Andean village in Ecuador, 7-year-old Virginia is sold off by her indigena (Indian) parents as a servant to an academic, mestizo family. In her new home, the wife beats her, the husband gropes her, and she is insulted as a longa tonta (stupid Indian). Still, she teaches herself to read and write and begins to perform science experiments in secret. Then, when she is 12, she finally gets a chance to return to...More
Thunder Birds: Nature's Flying Predators by Jim Arnosky
Book list After revisiting favorite birding spots with his wife an. partner in adventure. Deanna, Arnosky offers a beautifully illustrated book featuring large avian predators: eagles, hawks, falcons, owls, vultures, herons, egrets, pelicans, loons, cormorants, and gannets. Beside paragraphs introducing each bird or group of birds, the book offers impressive, often full-size acrylic paintings illustrating, for instance, an osprey with one wing fully exten...More
Library Journal The author of such best sellers as Hellhound on His Trail: The Stalking of Martin Luther King Jr. and the International Hunt for His Assassin, Sides writes history that gets the pulse going. Here, he recounts the voyage of the U.S.S. Jeannette, a U.S. Naval expedition aimed at discovering the North Pole and funded by the New York Herald owner who also backed Henry Morton Stanley's trip to Africa. Sailing from San Francisco in 1879, the ship...More
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.