Catalog Upgrade This Weekend

The CCFLS Libraries’ catalog software is being upgraded this weekend. Our catalog at http://catalog.ccfls.org will be unavailable from sometime after 6 Saturday night until sometime on Sunday. New checkouts from Overdrive may also be unavailable for a while during that timeframe as well.

VITA Returns February 2nd

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance workers will once again be available to help the public with free tax assistance at the Meadville Public Library. Beginning February 2nd, volunteers will be available six days a week: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 12:30-5:00; Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00 to 7:00; Saturdays 12:00-4:00. The program runs through April 11th. VITA is a free tax preparation service for residents of Meadville who made $50,000 or less in 2014. If you have trouble filing your taxes, have not filed taxes, or Read More +

New Book Sale Corner

Visit our new and greatly expanded ongoing book sale located on the Library’s Main Floor for numerous gift quality books. Many next-to-new books are for sale. Most fiction and non-fiction books are priced to sell at $2.50 to $5.00. These are just a few of our current offerings: The Ultimate Shortcut Cookie Book $5.00 Quilt Blocks and Quilts from your Favorite Fabrics; Recycling Fabrics as You Learn to Quilt by Kate Perry $5.00 Quilt As You Go by Sandra Millett $5.00 Strong Women Eat Well Read More +

Teen Reading Lounge

Starting January 19, 2015, the Meadville Public Library will host a Teen Reading Lounge. This is an interactive book club for readers between the ages of 12 and 18 who share a love for fantasy fiction. The first book the Teen Reading Lounge will feature is Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs. Those who attend the events will receive their own copy of the book to keep. They will also be able to participate in discussions on the book, take part in Read More +

CCFLS eStacks – Buy it now Ebooks

As part of our OverDrive ebooks service, CCFLS eStacks, you will now see a “Buy it Now” button next to books on our page (http://ccfls.lib.overdrive.com/). It is in response to an agreement between OverDrive and publishers that allows us to access ebooks from certain publishers. If you would like to purchase the ebook, you can select a vendor and a portion of the sales comes back to CCFLS eStacks for us in the form of a credit to use to purchase more ebooks. For more Read More +