A view of the library at the corner of South Main & Stranahan Sts. It was constructed in 2000 and built on a site formerly occupied by the Frisbee Opera House.
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.
A Sweet Surprise for Valentines Day!
The Friends of the Library will be selling CHOCOLATE COVERED STRAWBERRIES for Valentines Day. Costs are $8 for 1/2 dozen and $14 for a dozen. Payment is required at the time of order. Orders are due by February 9. Pick up at the library on Monday, February 13 after 2 PM or Tuesday, February 14 from 9 AM to 5:30 PM. Call the library at 438-3209 for more information.
Ready or not, tax season is fast approaching. Here is a helpful link from the IRS which offers some steps you can take now for filing your 2016 taxes: www.IRS.gov/getready
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) in response to an increase in requests for information on the Zika Virus has put together resources for your benefit.
MedlinePlus now includes a health topic page on Zika Virus in English and Spanish.
The Specialized Information Services group of NLM has also created a Zika Virus Health Information Resources web site that includes content syndication.
If you need Zika Virus information in languages other than English and Spanish you may visit HealthReach from NLM and locate Zika Virus material in different languages.
Check out the latest news at these two new links. For NewsBank use the following link: http://infoweb.newsbank.com/signin/ErieCountyLibrarySystem and for the Erie Times News use the following link: http://infoweb.newsbank.com/signin/ErieCountyLibrarySystem/ETMB
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 some of the books the library's book club has read:
Memories of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
Mermaid Chair by Sue Monk Kidd
Middletown, USA by Gail Sheehy
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt
Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
Moloka'i byAlan Brennert
Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
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.
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Union City Public Library
South Main & Stranahan Streets
Union City, PA, 16438
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