Fall Fiction: 9 Books That Embrace Autumn

The Bookshop on the Corner by Jenny Colgan Nina is a literary matchmaker. Pairing a reader with that perfect book is her passion… and also her job. But now the job she loved is no more. Determined to make a new life for herself, Nina moves to a sleepy village many miles away. There Nina discovers plenty of adventure, magic, and soul in a place where she just might be able to write her own happy ending. The Thirteenth Tale … Read more…

Library to Reopen with New Look

When the Meadville Public Library reopens on August 17th, returning patrons will notice a few changes to the building’s interior. The library’s first floor, long home to non-fiction and technology services, has been completely renovated with new paint and carpet throughout. The most noticeable change that accompanies the renovation is the restoration of the original cast iron stacks, the centerpiece of the main floor, that has been covered up since 1970. Funding for the renovation came from the newly established Linda … Read more…

Gift Establishes The Linda M. DeArment Preservation Fund

The Meadville Public Library announced today the establishment of the Linda M. DeArment Preservation Fund, a permanent endowment fund dedicated to the preservation, enhancement, and general upkeep of the primary library building at 848 North Main Street. The annual income from the fund will allow the library to properly plan for future maintenance and enhancements for the library.   In the past, the library has relied on grant money and fund drives to provide the funding for maintaining and enhancing the library.  … Read more…