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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, & Thursday:  10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Closed Wednesday & Sunday

THE LIBRARY WILL HAVE SPECIAL HOURS NEXT FRIDAY, AUGUST 7TH, AND SATURDAY, AUGUST 8TH OF 10 A.M. TO 5 P.M. FOR THE ANNUAL COOKIE DAZE FESTIVAL.  STOP BY ON FRIDAY FOR OUR FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY COOKIE WALK FUNDRAISER - EVERYONE LOVES HOMEMADE COOKIES!








Queen of Water by Resau, Laura and Maria Virginia Farinango
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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

The Trouble with May Amelia by Jennifer L. Holm
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Publishers Weekly Anyone interested in learning to write crowd-pleasing historical fiction for elementary school readers would be wise to study Holm's work. Since Our Only May Amelia (HarperCollins, 1999), Holm has collected three Newbery Honors, and this sequel demonstrates her mastery of writing a complete, exciting story in a trim novel. Twelve-year-old May Amelia Jackson lives on a farm in Washington State in 1900 with her parents, Finnish ...More

The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
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Library Journal McCullough (John Adams; 1776) effectively blends impeccable writing with historical rigor and strong character definition in his biography of Wright brothers Wilbur, the abstract thinker and introvert; and Orville, the extrovert and hands-on doer. They had limited formal education, with the author instead attributing his subjects' success to industry, imagination, and persistence, as seen in their early enterprises as newspaper publish...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.