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"Build a Better World Summer Reading Program 2017"

posted Jun 6, 2017, 3:13 AM by Paula Collins   [ updated Jun 6, 2017, 3:17 AM ]

Area preschoolers, school age, young adult, and adults are invited to “Build a Better World” through reading by joining the annual summer reading program at the Curwensville Public Library.  Participation in the program is free and runs from June 6 through August 8, 2017.  To sign up for summer reading, interested individuals may visit the library during regular business hours.  At registration, participants will receive the program guidelines, a reading log, and a schedule of events. 

The goals of the summer reading program are to motivate community members to read for pleasure, encourage school-aged youth to maintain reading skills, and establish the library as an essential community service.  “The reading program is designed to keep students engaged during the summer and foster a love of reading,” shared Paula Collins, Director, “In addition, it also reinforces that public libraries are community gathering spaces, information sharing places, technology hubs, literacy centers, and promoters of education and lifelong learning for all ages.” 

Throughout the summer, participants of the “Build a Better World”  reading program, will experience at least one of the five literacies (Basic, Financial, Information, Health, and/or Civic & Social) at all library events as part of the PA Forward | Pennsylvania Library Association initiative.
Youth & Teen Kickoff Event:  Join us for a thrilling magic show featuring M&M Magic on Tuesday, June 13th at 10:00 a.m. at the Curwensville Elementary gym.  All registered summer reading participants that attend the show will be entered in a drawing to win a swimming pool sponsored by Walmart Distribution Center.  Onsite registration for the summer program will be available for youth that have not previously registered.    

Clearfield County Public Library Seeks New Board Members

posted Mar 31, 2016, 11:24 AM by Paula Collins

The Clearfield County Public Library Board of Directors is looking for interested individuals to serve as a volunteer on the library board.  Public library board members should demonstrate core competencies in the following areas:  advocacy, financial oversight, planning, and fundraising. Board members attend monthly meetings, participate actively to represent the interests of the public served, and contribute to the long-term success of the library organization.  Interested individuals should send a letter of interest that includes specific skills, qualifications, and expertise that is beneficial as a board member for the Clearfield County Public Library. 

All correspondence can be sent to: 

Clearfield County Public Library, Attention:  Paula Collins, Director, 601 Beech Street, Curwensville, PA 16833 or by email to:  director@clearfieldcountylibrary.org

Bookmobile off the road

posted Feb 25, 2016, 7:10 AM by Graeme Bogey

The Bookmobile will be off the road for the foreseeable future. Check back for an updated schedule.

Spring Story Hour

posted Jan 30, 2015, 8:31 AM by Graeme Bogey

Spring Story Hour will begin on Feb 17. There will be two classes available, 10am and 1pm. Story Hour is for children 3-5 years old. Registration will begin on Feb 2 and run through Feb 16.

Food for Fines, 2014

posted Dec 18, 2014, 6:58 AM by Graeme Bogey   [ updated Dec 18, 2014, 6:58 AM ]

For the months of December and January the library will be running its Food for Fines program. Patrons with fines from overdue books can bring in nonperishable food items and the library will waive the fines from their overdue items.

Holiday closings for Dec. 2014

posted Dec 18, 2014, 6:55 AM by Graeme Bogey   [ updated Dec 18, 2014, 6:55 AM ]

The library will  close on Wed., Dec. 24 at 4pm and will reopen on Fri., Dec. 26 at 9am.
The library will  close on Wed., Dec. 31 at 4pm and will reopen on Fri., Jan. 1 at 9am.

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