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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, and Thursday: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
CLOSED Wednesday, Sunday and Holidays

THE ECCLES-LESHER BOARD OF TRUSTEES HAS MADE THE DECISION TO TRANSITION THE LIBRARY TO CURBSIDE SERVICE BEGINNING MONDAY, DECEMBER 7TH, UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, DUE TO THE CONTINUED RAPID RISE IN COVID-19 CASES IN THE AREA.  WE APOLOGIZE FOR THE SHORT NOTICE.

We will also be offering other services by appointment, so call the library or message us on our Facebook page for more information.  Our #1 priority is the safety of our staff and patrons!  Please wear a mask when you come to pick up materials or for a scheduled appointment.  Thank you for your continued support!






The Serpent King by Zentner, Jeff
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Publishers Weekly Forrestville, Tenn., named after Ku Klux Klan founder Nathan Bedford Forrest, isn't exactly a welcome place for slightly ouside-the-mainstream folks like friends Dillard, Lydia, and Travis. Dill is a high school senior whose snake-handling preacher father is currently incarcerated; Lydia, a successful fashion blogger, plans on attending NYU after graduation; and Travis, large of body and gentle of soul, loses himself (and the pain of...More

Fox the Tiger. by Corey R. Tabor
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Horn Book Fox thinks tigers are very cool, so he paints stripes on himself and "goes for a prowl." Soon Tiger meets Turtle, who wants to be a race car, and Rabbit, who wants to be a robot. But after rain washes away their costumes, Squirrel's admiration ("Wow! A fox!") helps Fox realize that foxes are pretty cool, too. Expressive illustrations further a highly readable text, and the plot will capture brand-new readers' interest...More

Caste by Isabel Wilkerson
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Kirkus The Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist chronicles the formation and fortunes of social hierarchy. Caste is principally associated with India, which figures in the book—an impressive follow-up to her magisterial The Warmth of Other Suns—but Wilkerson focuses on the U.S. We tend to think of divisions as being racial rather than caste-based. However, as the author writes, “caste is the infrastructure of our divisions. It is the ...More

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Agatha Awards ALA Best Books for Young Adults ALA Notable Books for Children Anthony Awards Bram Stoker Awards British Crime Writers' Assoc. Caldecott Medal Winners Coretta Scott King Awards Edgar Awards Horn Book Picture Book Awards Hugo Awards Independent Booksellers List Michael L. Printz Awards National Book Critics Circle National Science Teachers Association New York Times Bestsellers Newbery Medal Winners Oprah's Book Club Publishers Weekly Pulitzer Prize Rebecca Caudill Awards RITA Awards Scientific America Young Readers Book Awards Spur Awards The Man Booker Prize World Fantasy Awards


Links to Online Databases
Libby - https://oilcreek.overdrive.com/Borrow eBooks and audiobooks anywhere, anytime. All you need is a library card! Libby/OverDrive provides access to the most digital content available anywhere. Check out items from our collection or search the entire OverDrive collection for titles to recommend.
Library Blog - https://eccleslesherlibrary.blogspot.com/Check out the latest news and updates on our blog!
Hoopla - https://www.hoopladigital.com/
                   
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 - https://powerlibrary.org/e-resources/?all=y&ID=PL7321#.XkWIV2hKiUk

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.

This project is made possible in part by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and through Library Access Funds administered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Department of Education, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor.

Ask Here Pa - http://www.askherepa.org

This project is made possible in part by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and through Library Access Funds administered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Department of Education, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor.

Access PA - https://accesspa.powerlibrary.orgThis project is made possible in part by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and through Library Access Funds administered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Department of Education, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor.