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It's back! The 2014 Summer "Traveling Raffle" is back with great prizes for year-round fun in Columbia County and even farther.
To see the list of prizes, including Knoebels tickets ($150), a J&D Campground package, a Pub and Eats package, a Lewisburg Road Trip and a sweet "Staycation" for One, click here.
Tickets: $1 each or 6 for $5. You can buy them on the bookmobile, at the Sawmill Library or online through our safe, secure PayPal account.
Summer Reading is a BANG!
This year’s theme is “Fizz, Boom, Read” and we are all about science and technology.
Summer Reading runs until Aug. 15. It's not too, late!
The program is open to all children in Columbia County, toddlers to teens.
All children will receive a reading log and will earn small incentives each time they visit the bookmobile or the Library on Sawmill Road.
Register on the bookmobile or at the Library.
Check out our program schedule!
July 22: More "Kitchen Science" with hands-on fun with science experiments. 10 am & 11 am Rohrbach's Farm Market, south of Catawissa. Best suited for children ages 5-12.
July 26: "The Magic of Science" by Judy Bower, Science Entertainer. 10:00 a.m. at the Sawmill Road library.
Kids (and adults) will be astonished and delighted by Ms. Bower's demonstrations.
Don't miss this show!
Summer Hours at the Sawmill Library begin May 27.
Please note that the library now opens at 9 a.m.
Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. - noon
The Summer Bookmobile schedule is now available. Please click here to download a copy. The schedule also lists Summer Reading events.
BookFLIX by Scholastic in our POWER Library!
BookFlix is an online e-reading program that combines classic fictional storybooks with similarly themed nonfiction e-books to make reading more engaging for children ages three to eight.
To access this free resource, click the image above or the POWER Library button at the left to see all of the online resources POWER Library offers! To logon, enter your CCTL patron number as it is printed on your card, including the letter P.
[Note: BookFlix requires a Flash player; it will not work on an iPad without a 3rd party Flash browser like Photon.]
Not familiar with the Traveling Library?
The Columbia County Traveling Library is a free public library for all residents of Columbia County -- on wheels. Our bookmobile carries a wide selection of current bestselling books for adults and children, including large print titles, audiobooks on CDs and popular DVDs.
We invite you to visit the bookmobile at one of our community stops throughout Columbia County: Beaver Township, Benton, Catawissa, Central, Locust Township, Mifflinville, Millertown, Millville, North Centre, Rohrsburg and Stillwater.
The bookmobile regularly visits many daycares and preschools, senior citizens centers, businesses and schools. Click Bookmobile Schedule (pdf) to download a copy.