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    Kutztown Community Library announces bus trip to Longwood Gardens

    Kutztown Community Library announces bus trip to Longwood Gardens

    Friends of the Kutztown Community Library are sponsoring a bus trip to Longwood Gardens Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, to see the magical array of Christmas trees, outdoor lights and fountain display.

    Fountain display begins at 3:30 p.m., weather-dependent.

    Cost is $82 for adults and $68 for […]

    Library announces local authors book signing event Saturday, Nov. 10, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Library announces local authors book signing event Saturday, Nov. 10, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    www.berkslibraries.org/events/author-meet-and-greet

    Join Muhlenberg Community Library at the Reading Showroom of Raymour & Flanigan Furniture and Mattress store for refreshments and readings by local authors. Peruse books to purchase and have signed. A portion of the proceeds benefit the library. Charles […]

    BCPL System Moves Digital Library Funds to OverDrive

    BCPL System Moves Digital Library Funds to OverDrive

    With the upcoming transition away from hoopla, the Berks County Public Library System is taking steps to ensure no user will be left out of the digital experience. The lending platform OverDrive and its award-winning Libby app make borrowing effortless with friendly and […]

    Library System to Discontinue Countywide Hoopla Service

    Library System to Discontinue Countywide Hoopla Service

    With regret, the Berks County Public Library System will discontinue its countywide subscription to the digital downloading service, hoopla, beginning January 1, 2019.

    Hoopla, one of two digital borrowing services available to all Berks County library patrons, provides e-materials to cardholders of […]

    Reading Public Library to feature Franklin Institute Traveling Shows

    Reading Public Library to feature Franklin Institute Traveling Shows

    READING – Reading Public Library will feature a variety of Franklin Institute Traveling Shows at three different branches in early November.

    The shows, sponsored by The Home for Orphans of Odd fellows Foundation, are as follows:

    Monday, Nov. 5, 5:30 p.m., Main Library, 100 S. 5 […]

    Reading Public Library to feature entrepreneurial workshop presentations

    Reading Public Library to feature entrepreneurial workshop presentations

    Reading – At noon Monday, Oct. 15, Reading Public Library will present a program featuring the business ideas of 12 aspiring entrepreneurs who have completed an intensive course on basic business preparation.

    The public is invited to hear future Latino businesspeople present their visions for new ventures […]

    READING PUBLIC LIBRARY SPONSORING JOB READINESS WORKSHOP FOR TEENS

    READING PUBLIC LIBRARY SPONSORING JOB READINESS WORKSHOP FOR TEENS

    Reading Public Library is partnering with the Department of Labor and Industry to provide a free workshop for teens ages 14 to 18 who are seeking employment. This job readiness workshop will be held in the Teen Loft at Main Library, 100 S. 5 th St. […]

    Oct. 13 bus trip to NYC to benefit Kutztown Community Library

    Oct. 13 bus trip to NYC to benefit Kutztown Community Library Join us for a fun day in NYC! There is so much to do. See a Broadway show, take a food tour, or visit a museum. There’s endless shopping and restaurants to enjoy. Leaving Kutztown at 8 a.m. and drop off at Bryant Park. […]

    Amy Resh named as new Library System Administrator

    Amy Resh named as new Library System Administrator

    Berks County Public Libraries is pleased to announce and welcome Amy Resh as the new system administrator.

    Appointed by the County commissioners, Resh will oversee support services to the county’s member libraries and will work closely with the system’s Board of […]

    Berks County Public Libraries assist displaced youth for 2018 school year

    Berks County Public Libraries assist displaced youth for 2018 school year

    This school year, Berks County Public Libraries reached out to the community to assist displaced students in Berks County with school preparations. With the help of the Berks County Intermediate Unit, the county library system sent 750 backpacks to school districts across the county […]