The Union City Public Library is a full service community library,located in Union City, Pennsylvania, is dedicated to the informational and recreational reading needs of area residents. The library offers approximately 32,000 volumes of fiction, non-fiction and reference materials, internet access, word processing, story hours, and summer reading programs. For information about these or other services, contact the library through the posted e-mail address or by calling 814-438-3209.
- The Library is a wireless hot spot. The internet is available all of the hours that the library is open.
August 11th from 8 AM to 8 PM is Erie Gives Day, the online day of giving. Please remember the library when making donations to your favorite nonprofits. The Erie Community Foundation matches a percentage of every dollar donated to the library - it's just like donating twice! For more information call 438-3209 or go to www.eriegives.org. And, thank you for helping the nonprofit organizations.
Come join us on Tuesdays for Summer Reading fun! The theme this year is "Every Hero has a Story" and many local "Superheroes" will be visiting the library to tell their stories. Programs are scheduled for Tuesday mornings at 10:30 AM for younger children and Tuesday afternoons at 2:00 PM for tweens and teens. Joy Luebbert will be conducting the afternoon classes where the students will be creating altered books and other artistic projects. ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. For more information call 438-3209.
Patrons can now access the online version of Consumer Reports by using the following link: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,url,cpid&custid=s5533935&profile=crcrc
The new POWER Kids webpage is available and it features kid-centered e-resources, Chat with a librarian, Books, movies, and more, and PA Photos and Documents. Check it out at the Power Library Network below.
The Union City Public Library participates in Access Pennsylvania and Power Libraries. This means that patrons can access a wealth of information beyond the library.
Made for kids, BookFlix is a new way to watch, read & learn on your computer. Have fun online with paired fiction and nonfiction! To access BookFlix, click here or on the picture above. Enter the following, pl3213 plus the last four digits of your library card. This will take you to numerous resources including BookFlix.
Click here to reach the Power Library please click on the red and blue Keystone on the left of the screen(the Power Library will open in a new window). To log in, enter the following code: pl3213 plus the last four digits of your library card number.If your card number does not have four digits, please add one or more zeros to the beginning of your number to make a total of four digits. This action will lead you to the Power Library website which includes numerous resources for patrons of all ages.
Here is a listing of a few of the books the library's book club has read:
Half-Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls
Hannah's Dream by Diane Hammond
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
House Rules by Jodi Picoult
Hotel at the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus
Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
I Feel Bad About my Neck by Nora Ephron
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
Jayber Crow by Wendell Berry
Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
Little Bee by Chris Cleave
The book club meets once a month during the school year. If you are interested in joining them, please call 438-3209. Check back soon for more reading recommendations from the club.
Union City Public Library
South Main & Stranahan Streets
Union City, PA, 16438
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