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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 6,003. Our staff welcomes you to stop in and visit us any time.

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!







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 write obituaries for the fa...More

Blackout by John Rocco
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Book list It's a scenario many kids are probably all too familiar with: a young boy wants to play, but older sis is gabbing on the phone, Mom is busy on the computer, and Dad is making dinner. When the power goes out, however, the family comes together to make shadow puppets on the wall, join the neighbors on the roof to admire the stars, and even head out front to the most idyllic city street you'll ever see. All good things come to an end, though. The power com...More

In The Kingdom Of Ice by Hampton Sides
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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

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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.