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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.

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

Library Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday:  10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed Wednesday & Sunday




Dead End in Norvelt by Gantos, Jack
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Book list Looks like a bummer of a summer for 11-year-old Jack (with a same-name protagonist, it's tempting to assume that at least some of this novel comes from the author's life). After discharging his father's WWII-souvenir Japanese rifle and cutting down his mom's fledgling cornfield, he gets grounded for the rest of his life or the rest of the summer of 1962, whichever comes first. Jack gets brief reprieves to help an old neighbor wri...More

Balloons over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade by Melissa Sweet
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Publishers Weekly Tony Sarg (1880-1942, "rhymes with aargh!"), the man who invented the giant balloons of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, has found a worthy biographer in Caldecott Honoree Sweet (A River of Words). With lighthearted watercolors, fanciful scrapbooking, and collaged typography, Sweet shows how Sarg, a self-taught immigrant, combined an indomitable curiosity with an engineer's know-how and a forever-young imaginat...More

Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
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Library Journal The author of Seabiscuit now brings us a biography of World War II prisoner of war survivor Louis Zamperini (b. 1917). A track athlete at the 1936 Munich Olympics, Zamperini became a B-24 crewman in the U.S. Army Air Force. When his plane went down in the Pacific in 1943, he spent 47 days in a life raft, then was picked up by a Japanese ship and survived starvation and torture in labor camps. Eventually repatriated, he had a spiritua...More

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Links to Online Databases
                   
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 - http://www.powerlibrary.net/Remote/Remote.asp?ID=EccleshThe 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.