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Summer Reading Club Sponsorship

Last year, over 600 children and teens participated in our Summer Reading Club program. This Summer, we want to engage our community in helping to make it even more successful. An individual, association, club or business who donates goods, services, discount coupons or money towards the Summer Reading Club will receive a receipt for Federal Tax Exemption. This is a great way to advertise your business and get exposure as being part of a community that cares. With your help, we will be able to Read More +

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: W is for Wasted by Sue Grafton $3.00 Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult $3.00 Close to Home by Lisa Jackson $4.00 Some Luck by Jane Smiley $4.00 Stone Cold by C.J. Box $4.00 Dark Wolf by Christine 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 +