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
To access the Olde Days of Rimersburg Photo Gallery, click here
Publishers Weekly This epic novel, written in free verse poems in a diary format, straddles two countries and the clash of Indian cultures in the tale of 15-year-old Maya. Raised in Canada, Maya is the product of a marriage between her Hindu mother and Sikh father, a union that upset both families. Her 1984 trip to India with her father, after her mother's suicide, thrusts her life into further chaos when her father disappears during riots that ...More
Book list In a migrant-family story rarely told, this touching picture book stays true to a young child's viewpoint. Anna travels north to Canada from Mexico every year with her German Mennonite family, who make their living by picking crops. Simple lyrical words and uncluttered, childlike, mixed-media illustrations portray Anna and her parents in the fields, their backs bent under the hot sun, while her older brothers and sisters dip and rise, dip a...More
Library Journal After the sudden death of her beloved father, Macdonald (history and philosophy of science, Cambridge Univ., England), an experienced falconer, acquired, raised, and trained a goshawk-a bird that is found in North America and Eurasia-as a means of coping with her loss. The author had been captivated by hawks since childhood and upon caring for Mabel, she saw the goshawk's fierce and feral anger mirrored in herself. Using T.H. White'...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.